Clerkenwell Design Week 2014

The fifth edition of Clerkwenwell Design Week ends this evening. This independent design festival (which won Best Festival and Best Cultural Event at the UK Event Awards) takes place at venues across London’s Clerkenwell. As well as the established hubs of Design Factory at the Farmiloe Building, Platform at the House of Detention, and Detail at the Order of St John, this year saw the new Additions exhibition in the Crypt on the Green at St James Church. Over 60 neighbouring showrooms also take part with activities and product launches.

Ochre at Clerkenwell Design Week

Ochre‘s beautiful new Celestial Pebble lights.

Tinsmiths at Clerkenwell Design Week

A new addition to Tinsmiths‘ strong lighting collection is this glass ‘Pelargo’ pendant light, available in three sizes and different finishes.

Sukumo Leather & Stellar Works at Clerkenwell Design Week

Seating by Stellar Works and indigo dye leathers from Sukumo Leather.

Anglepoise at Clerkenwell Design Week

Anglepoise launched a new interpretation of their classic Type75, with Paul Smith’s unmistakable touch.

Lewis & Wood at Clerkenwell Design Week

Cotswold-based Lewis & Wood were showing their wide-width wallpapers and new fabrics from their English Ethnic collection, launched earlier this year.

Benchmark at Clerkenwell Design Week

Benchmark‘s ‘Shake Cabinet’, with doors made from cleft chestnut shakes. These are skillfully split as thinly as possible to keep the doors light and full of texture.  Their Lath Bench and Chairs, with stretched leather seats, are in the foreground.

Pinch Design at Clerkenwell Design Week

Pinch Design celebrates simplicity of form. These are their Avery dining & armchairs and Joyce sideboard.

Dyke and Dean at Clerkenwell Design Week

We love Dyke and Dean’s new splatterware enamel!

Holly's House at Clerkenwell Design Week

New products from Holly’s House. Visit their shop on the New King’s Road to see the full range.

Marine Breynaert at Holloways

Holloways of Ludlow have been appointed as exclusive UK agents for the French lighting designer Marine Breynaert.

St John's Gate Tile Installation at Clerkenwell Design Week

‘Tile Mile’ installation at St John’s Gate, by Turkish Ceramics.

Foscarini installation at Clerkenwell Design Week

Illuminated sculpture by Italian lighting firm Foscarini in the Design Factory atrium.

Clerkenwell Design Week

Clerkenwell Design Week

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