Events: June 2018
Hans J. Wegner: Designing Danish Modern
02 March – 03 June / Vitra Schaudepot, Charles-Eames-Straße 2, 79576 Weil am Rhein, Germany
Within the Vitra Schaudepot, the exhibition Hans J. Wegner: Designing Danish Modern presents a selection of his most important designs and highlights the historical context, complemented by photographs and films.
Thomas Chippendale – Designer, Maker, Decorator
23 March – 2 September / Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds LS17 9LG
Harewood House marks the tercentenary of the birth of Chippendale with an exhibition that explores and celebrates Harewood’s own Chippendale collection.
24 March – 2 September / Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ
The exhibition, Superstructures: the new architecture 1960–1990, explores developments and tells the story of architecture’s fascination in the post-World War Two decades.
Making the Glasgow Style
30 March – 14 August / Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG
The art gallery and museum hosts ‘Charles Rennie Mackintosh Making the Glasgow Style’ to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of the renowned architect, designer, and artist.
Monet and Architecture
09 April – 29 July / The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN
The exhibition features over 75 Monet paintings with buildings playing substantial, diverse, and unexpected roles in the pictures.
LOEWE Craft Prize 2018
04 May – 17 June / The Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG
The exhibition features the nominees of the 2018 Loewe Craft Prize, showcasing and celebrating newness, excellence, and artistic merit in modern craftsmanship.
The Future Starts Here
12 May – 04 November / Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL
The exhibition explores the power of design in shaping the world of tomorrow. Over 100 objects will be on display.
The Return of the Past: Postmodernism in British Architecture
16 May – 26 August / Sir John Soane’s Museum, 13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3BP
The exhibition focuses on a selection of pivotal works by the movement’s principal protagonists.
Orla Kiely: A life in pattern
25 May – 23 September / Fashion and Textile Museum, 83 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3XF
The exhibition features over 150 patterns and products, as well as collaborations with photographers, film directors and architects.
16th Architecture Biennale
26 May – 25 November / Various locations across Venice
The Biennale Architettura 2018 is titled freespace and has been curated by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara. It presents architecture examples, proposals, elements – built and unbuilt.
London Festival of Architecture
01 – 30 June / Various locations, London
With a diverse programme of public events, the annual festival takes places across the city addressing the theme ‘identity’.
The Contemporary Craft Festival
08 – 10 June / Mill Marsh Park, off St John’s Lane, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AL
The Contemporary Craft Festival is one of the south-west’s leading craft events with a wide range of makers and products.
Designing with Light
12 June / John Cullen Showroom, 561-563 Kings Road, London, SW6 2EB
John Cullen hosts a CPD that covers various topics including using different light sources and examining building regulations.
12 – 17 June / Hall 1 Süd, Messe Basel, Switzerland
The fair has become a venue for collecting, exhibiting, discussing and creating collectible design.
RA summer exhibition
12 June – 19 August / Main Galleries and The Sackler Wing of Galleries, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BD
Grayson Perry coordinates the 250th year of the world’s longest running and largest open-submission show.
Integrating Technology into Residential Design
14 June / Crestron Showroom, Unit 201-205, Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, London, SW10 0XE
This CPD course from Crestron covers the latest home technology trends and how to integrate them.
House & Garden Festival
20 – 24 June / Olympia London, Hammersmith Rd, London W14 8UX
This year, the House & Garden Festival will incorporate The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia, HOUSE, Spirit of Summer and GROW London. A festival that will offer diverse collections from antique to contemporary.