With involvement from leading institutions, design showrooms and galleries, The Clerkenwell Design Quarter is set to make a serious contribution to the Capital’s festivities this September.Exhibitions, seminars, trails, competitions, workshops and a whole lot more will engage with visitors who want to discover Clerkenwell’s creative and cultural landscape by tracking down exciting and original design. Visit the website, download the map, and explore this historic Quarter.
Alias, Barbican, Bernhardt Design, BuzziSpace, Cassina, Craft Central, Creative Clerkenwell, Design Council, Fameed Khalique, Lesley Craze Gallery, Made by Works, Modus, Mosa, NUD Collection lighting, Ochre, Poltrona Frau, Roz Barr Architects, The Goldsmiths’ Centre, Viaduct
Barbican – Architectural Tours – www.clerkenwelldesignquarter.co.uk/barbican/
Made by Works at the the Clerkenwell Gallery – a collective of ex-RCA graduates launch new and original design – www.madebyworks.com
Goldsmiths’ Centre – Shine 2013 exhibition – From beautiful jewellery to stylish silverware Shine 2013 celebrates the wealth of talent and creativity from young designer talent including Kelly Munro, Florence Carter and The Goldsmiths’ Centre’s successful trainees – www.goldsmiths-centre.org
Design Council – a series of free events including Inside Design Council, Hidden Clerkenwell design trail, and Design Needs You: Speed Mentoring www.designcouncil.org.uk
Imprint at Craft Central – an exhibition of printed design in all forms – craftcentral.org.uk