Above: Solus, Clerkenwell Design Week 2023 (Image: Sam Frost)
Featuring product launches, workshops, talks, demonstrations, installations, parties and more, the Clerkenwell Design Trail returns 4-5 October, spotlighting Clerkenwell as the UK’s most important hub for design.
The stand-alone event will welcome the A&D community back to Clerkenwell to re-connect and network at a series of engaging showroom events all within walking distance of each other across EC1, London.
The two-day programme of events is now live with highlights including:
Wednesday 4 October
VitrA x 2LG: Playscape – VitrA, 09:00-17:00, 64 Turnmill Street, EC1M 5RR
VitrA and 2LG Studio are collaborating on a boundary-pushing installation at VitrA London. Visit VitrA London to explore Playscape!
Launch of Maluma – Modus, 09:00-18:00, 28-29 Great Sutton Street, EC1V 0DS Modus presents a more circular approach to upholstery with the launch of Maluma, a playful new seating system from designers Claesson Koivisto Rune.
British Terrazzo Tile Making – Parkside, 12:15-16:00, 44 Sekforde Street, EC1R OHA
Join Parkside for a terrazzo tile making workshop with Ethical Stone. Mix your own 100% British Terrazzo using low carbon cement with refreshments.
Design Talk: Designing for Sustainable Outcomes – Materials and the Environment –
Domus, 13:00-14:00, 23-25 Great Sutton Street, EC1V 0DN
Looking at materials currently shaping commercial & residential interiors, focusing on the most sustainable outcomes alongside emerging design trends.
The Journey Of Wood Flooring, RIBA accredited CPD – Havwoods, 14:30-15:30, 26-27 Great Sutton Street, EC1V 0DS
Join Havwoods for a RIBA accredited CPD on a journey of forestry, from sustainable and ethical sourcing to a floor full of natural beauty.
Have a drink to celebrate Ideal Standard at CDT23 – Ideal Standard, 16:00-20:00, 76 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M 5QA
Join Ideal Standard for drinks at their Clerkenwell showroom.
Thursday 5 October
The spirit of Wales – Lavoro Design, 09:00-18:00, 14 Baltic Street East, EC1Y 0UJ
Taste the Spirit of Wales! Enjoy some Welsh meat with a fine selection of drinks crafted in the heart of Wales – some familiar, some little known.
Lino cutting workshop – Tarkett, 10:00-16:00, 47-53 St John Street, EC1M 4AN
Stop by the brand-new Tarkett Atelier and join experts on the 4th & 5th of October between 10am & 4pm for lino printing workshops.
The Power of Plants – Allsfär, 11:00-12:00, 14 Baltic Street East, ECIY OUJ
Join Allsfär for a talk celebrating the magic of plants. Learn about the powerful impact plants can have on the built environment. Get ready to be inspired!
A journey through the Material Gallery – Iris Ceramica Group, 14:00-17:30, 61-67 Old Street, EC1V 9HW
A space offering a journey through matter, browsing the textures, sizes and thicknesses, with endless sources of inspiration for design lovers.
Panel: Architecture and the Ear – Solus, 18:30-19:15, 80 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M 5RJ
An exciting panel of scientists, architects and experts explore the structure of the ear and its implications for architecture & design. Followed by drinks and a DJ set by Sofie K.
Launch party – Modus, 08:00-21:00, 28-29 Great Sutton Street, EC1V 0DS
Join Modus for drinks to celebrate the launch of Maluma, their playful new seating system by Claesson Koivisto Rune.
Showroom Social – Vitra, 16:00-22:00, 64 Turnmill Street, EC1M 5RR
VitrA are hosting an evening of drinks for industry architects, designers and specifiers to round off Clerkenwell Design Trail.
View the full Clerkenwell Design Trail programme of events at clerkenwelldesignweek.com/cdt-programme
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