Events: October 2018
Beazley Designs of the Year 2018
12 September – 06 January 2019 / The Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG
Now in its eighth year, the exhibition celebrates designs from the past 12 months that have been nominated by hundreds of experts.
15 September – 20 January 2019 / The Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Galleries, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD
The exhibition marks 50 years of the architect’s work, from the Shard to the New York Times building.
17 September – 27 October / The Aram gallery, 3rd Floor, Aram Store, 110 Drury Lane, London, WC2B 5SG
Seven Uruguayan design studios have worked with Matteo Fogale to create a series of products inspired by Julio Vilamajó Echa.
RIBA Stirling Prize Projects
03 October – 03 November, RIBA, London. 16 November – 23 February, RIBA North, Liverpool. / RIBA, London, 66 Portland Place, London, W1B 1AD and RIBA North, 21 Mann Island, Liverpool, L3 1BP
Models, films and drawings tell the stories behind the six buildings shortlisted for the 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize.
UK Construction Week 2018
09 – 11 October / NEC Birmingham, North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT
The built environment event consists of nine shows: Timber Expo, Build Show, Civils Expo, Plant & Machinery Live, Energy 2018, Building Tech Live, Surface & Materials Show, and HVAC 2018.
Grand Designs Live
10 – 14 October / NEC Birmingham, North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT
The home exhibition returns to the NEC in Birmingham with over 400 exhibitors within six project zones that include build, gardens, interiors, kitchens & bathrooms, technology, and The Design Arcade.
Design To Shape Light
10 – 26 October / 16 Bowling Green Lane, London, EC1R 0BU
Lighting manufacturer Louis Poulsen has worked with Paul Nulty to curate a photography exhibition with all proceeds going to Maggie’s, Barts, at St Bartholomew’s Hospital.
Talk by Takeshi Hayatsu
11 October / TOTO Concept Showroom, 140-142 St. John Street, London, EC1V 4UA
Takeshi Hayatsu of Hayatsu Architects will be presenting a talk at the Japanese Junction London ‘Perspective : Kai-shaku’ exhibition.
Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair
11 – 14 October / Upper Campfield Market, Campfield Arcade, Manchester M3 4FN
The fair showcases over 160 selected designer-makers, attracting over 6000 visitors.
14 October / Erno Goldfinger’s Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, London E2 8LS
The Midcentury fair returns to this venue with over 55 top dealers selling everything from furniture to collectable posters and much more. Tickets £9 in advance (*online only until 13 October) and £10 on the door on the day.
Independent Hotel Show
16 – 17 October / Olympia West, Olympia Exhibition Centre, Hammersmith Road, London W14 8UX
Olympia hosts this growing event aimed at independent upscale hoteliers.
Affordable Art Fair
18 – 21 October / Battersea Evolution, London SW11 4NJ
The Battersea Autumn edition displays 1000s of contemporary paintings, editioned prints, photography, and sculptures.
18 – 21 October / One Marylebone, London, NW1 4AQ
The annual Marylebone contemporary craft and design fair showcases over 120 exhibitors in a former church designed by Sir John Soane.
18 – 22 October / Kortrijk Xpo, Doorniksesteenweg 216, 8500 Kortrijk, Belgium
The 26th edition showcases around 200 international design brands from 56 nationalities over five days.
RIBA + VitrA Talk: Assemble
23 October / RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD
Turner Prize-winning collective Assemble will discuss recent projects including the Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art.
Winter Art & Antiques Fair Olympia
29 October – 04 November / London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, W14 8UX
Seventy UK dealers will be selling furniture, Asian antiques, textiles, carpets, glass, mirrors, silver and art.