25 – 27 May 2010
Clerkenwell, London, UK
Clerkenwell Design Week is a three-day annual festival celebrating design’s creative richness, its social impact and its power for change. Clerkenwell, the undisputed heart of design in London – itself acknowledged as design’s global metropolis – is perfect for a design festival, where more than 60 design showrooms and a horde of design and architectural practices can be found amongst elegant greens and squares, historic architecture, cool pop-up clubs and shops, famous restaurants and funky bars.The festival programme of seminars, workshops and debates tackles key issues from a design standpoint. Big design names and inspirational thought leaders will spearhead an event crammed with left-field thinking, off-the-wall performances and presentations to challenge all your preconceptions.
As well as exclusive UK product launches from leading design brands, there’ll be everything you’d expect at a festival: street entertainment, music, food, exhibitions and parties... It’s the ideal chance for creatives to network with clients in a relaxed yet intensely stimulating atmosphere. It will excite, inspire, educate, inform and entertain.
The packed programme of exhibitions and installations will showcase the latest product and furniture design innovations from over 50 British and international manufacturers. Confirmed exhibitors include; Tom Dixon, Cappellini, Poltrona Frau, Moroso, TOTO, Vitra, Boss Design, Knoll, Steelcase, MARK and Modus to name just a few. Many showrooms will be staging exclusive new product launches, talks and seminars from high profile speakers and opinion formers, VIP parties and high profile events. www.clerkenwelldesignweek.com