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Design Week takes London. Summer is back and London is blooming with Design Events as a warm up for the 2015 London Design Week. Design Districts are areas where there are distinct concentrations of design activity and events. Some are already reputably known for their influence on the Design Discipline others are brand new to this intervention from London Design Week.
Bankside located south of the river it has slowly taken its place has a Design District with the influence of Tate Modern and the Millennium Bridge as its point of reference. Today the area has become a creative hub, home to many galleries, design studios, architectural practices and creative agencies. For the London Design Week, Bankside will showcase a number of exciting events and activities, from Borough Market to the Oxo Tower.
Take a look at banksidedesigndistrict.co.uk
Brompton Design District, the original London Design District with its world class museums, design showrooms and restaurants, Brompton is an all year round design destination. The Brompton District for London Design Week is a partnership between leading international brands such as Skandium, Mint, Benchmark, Boffi, B&B Italia and Cassina.
On Brompton road you will be able to appreciate, much loved independent retailers, neighborhood restaurants and cultural institutions. See more at bromptondesigndistrict.com
Chelsea Design Quarter is one of London’s freshest and most eclectic interior design hubs where classic, vintage, contemporary and modern mix and mingle. With the largest and most diverse selection of established interiors practices concentrated in one area, this Quarter is the place to be seen.
See also chelseadesignquarter.co.uk
Clerkenwell is now the beating heart of British architecture and design.An official destination within the London Design Festival, the design quarter makes a serious contribution to the capital’s design festivities in September.
See also clerkenwelldesignquarter.com
The Islington Design District forms a trail that can be walked, made up of 10 design shops and showrooms across Islington. Discover new designers, special product launches, collaborative exhibitions and one-off events and collect stamps on your map along to way, at the end of the trail there is a surprise waiting for you.
See also islingtondesigndistrict.com
The relaxed ambience of the Queen’s Park area comes hand in hand with a vibrant spirit and an innovative attitude.London Design Week long-established hub of creativity and international design talent,Queen’s Park creative community as set up a series of open studios, live design events, art installations and workshops.
See also www.queensparkdesigndistrict.co.uk
The Shoreditch Design Triangle 2015 will be one of the most coherent street- by-street event during this year’s London Design Festival. The Design Week event revels in the true spirit of London, a place that bursts with new ideas, historical places and spaces, and the colourful characters who have strode the East End for many a year.The Ace Hotel on Shoreditch High Street will provide a hub for people to meet, relax and gather information.
See also shoreditchdesigntriangle.com