The London Design Festival 2016

August 23, 2016

September welcomes the London Design Festival 2016 – one of the world’s most important events in the design industry. Held between 17th and 25th September, the festival will comprise almost 400 individual events. At Callender Howorth, we’re always on the search for interior design inspiration; shows like these are invaluable ways for us to gauge the ever-changing climate of UK interior design.

London Design Festival 2016 Callender Howorth

Decorex International

When? 18th – 21st September.

Where? Syon Park, London.

Opening the London Design Festival, Decorex International treats visitors to a celebrated, vast interior design event in the grounds of the majestic Syon House. Combining a mixture of emerging talent and established international design brands, Decorex will welcome over 400 exhibitors over the course of the four day event. As well as talks from some of the most respected names in the design industry, visitors will be treated to a range of interactive exhibitions that will explore the history of design, as well as the future. There will also be a champagne bar and various food options.

London Design Festival 2016 Callender HoworthLondon Design Fair

When? 22nd – 25th September.

Where? Old Truman Brewery, London.

One of the central attractions of the London Design Festival, The London Design Fair attracts exhibitors and industry professionals from all over the world. Spanning four days in London’s creative centre – the East End – The London Design Fair exhibits the latest in interior design, from furniture to lighting, seating, materials and everything in between. Almost 500 exhibitors are expected to attend in 2016, ensuring an extensive representation of designers, buyers, manufacturers, press, galleries and international labels. Expect to join a swarm of 25,000 design enthusiasts at this must-visit event. There are 25 hours of scheduled talks and workshops. This is one of London’s largest design events.


When? 18th – 23rd September.London Design Festival 2016

Where? Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, London.

The Focus/16 trade show brings together the very best of luxury interior design as part of an exciting six-day show in the exclusive Chelsea Harbour area of London. Over 120 exhibitions and 600 international brands will fill the Design Centre – the largest space of its kind in Europe – with an array of intriguing design curiosities, from concept furniture to innovative lighting. The free event will attract those with a penchant for luxurious design, as well as international press, and will push the boundaries of home decor.


When? 22nd – 25th September.

London Design Festival 2016 Callender HoworthWhere? King’s Cross, London.

One of the flagship events of the London Design Festival, Designjunction will welcome guests from a new location in 2016 – King’s Cross, one of the emerging hubs for design in London. The world-renowned event, which also ran in New York and Milan this year, receives approximately 25,000 visitors each year and exhibits the work of 200 exhibitors. The Designjunction event will comprise four different exhibition spaces: Cubitt House, The Canopy, Granary Square and The Crossing – each of which brings a different feature of artistic interior design to the event, including collaborations with Argent, King’s Cross Development and they University of the Arts.

100% Design

When? 21st – 24th September.London Design Festival 2016 Callender Howorth

Where? Olympia, London.

Held at London’s Olympia – an iconic venue within the capital – 100% Design is an award-winning show that is described as the ‘commercial cornerstone’ of the London Design Festival. The event offers all industry professionals, as well as uninvolved guests, the opportunity to admire the latest in interior design and source directly for upcoming projects, if required. Over 25,000 visitors pass through the doors each year, and 2016’s edition – the 22nd to date – is set to be the biggest yet. This event is the largest design trade show in the UK.

London Design Festival 2016 Callender Howorth

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