London Design Festival installations for 2015

David Adjaye, Alex Chinneck and Mischer’Traxler are among the designers set to create installations for London Design Festival 2015, which will include an electricity pylon turned on its head and a courtyard filled with mirrors

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A number of large-scale installations by Grafton Architects, London-based designers Matteo Fogale and Laetitia De Allegri and Mexican architect Frida Escobedo were also announced during a conference at the V&A.

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All of them form part of over 350 events that will be held cross the city during London Design Festival will run between 19 and 27 September.

The London-based artist Alex Chinneck will construct a latticed-steel replica of an electricity pylon. The piece will appear as if shot into the ground. The 35-metre-tall sculpture weighing 15 tonnes will be tethered to lean at a perilous angle over an adjacent access road.

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Somerset House will be used as a venue for the festival for the first time, and will host a courtyard installation by London-based architect David Adjaye for MINI, while other installations will occupy galleries at the V&A museum.

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Tiny replica insects “made to appear live” will be captured inside 250 mouth-blown glass globes suspended from the ceiling of the V&A’s Norfolk House Music Room.

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As part of a year-long celebration of Mexican culture in the UK, architect Frida Escobedo
will update the V&A courtyard with reflective surfaces that mirror the overlooking architecture.

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The Mexican Pavilion is based on the the Aztec city Tenochtitlan, built on top of a lake and will be open ahead of the London Design Festival at the end of May.

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