Flex Chair by Verpan launched for the first time at designjunction
Cubitt House will once again become designjunction’s trade destination and home to furniture, lighting, and new product launches. Leading international names such as PAD Home, Icons of Denmark, VitrA, and LSA International will return to exhibit their latest creations.
Many brands will be looking back over design history for inspiration. Scandinavian design duo Friends and Founders pay homage to the centenary of the Bauhaus with the launch of their new Bauhaus-inspired FF chairs. Danish design studio Verpan will also release a collection of chairs inspired by the iconic designer Verner Panton.
The Light Tunnel
King's Cross's endlessly Instagrammed psychedelic walkway, The Light Tunnel, will host the third edition of the Rado Star Prize UK, a prize is designed to honour fledgling British designers. The prize's theme is year is 'Re:Imagine' and creatives have been asked to explore how design can improve everyday life through materials, technology and re-use. The Light Tunnel will house an exhibition of ten shortlisted projects as well as the prize's awards ceremony.
Those looking to shop designs from emerging labels should head to designjunction's retail destination, the Canopy, where over 70 pop-up shops will be selling everything from fashion accessories to technology, glassware and ceramics.
Hear industry insiders speak about the future of design. Last year's events included panel discussions on how to create meaningful experiences through design, the future of architecture, ethical design, and even the rise of drones across different sectors. The 2019 programme will be announced soon – watch this space.
Advance booking for tickets is open.
|What||designjunction 2019, King's Cross|
|Nearest tube||King's Cross St. Pancras (underground)|
19 Sep 19 – 22 Sep 19, Thursday 11AM – 8PM, Friday 11AM – 7PM, Saturday 11AM – 6PM, Sunday 11AM – 5PM
|Price||£10 – 30|
|Website||Click here for tickets and information|