Events: May 2019

A Home for All: Six Experiments in Social Housing

24 November 2018 – 26 May 2019 / Gallery 128a at the V&A, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

The display of six projects explore the challenge of providing housing for all.

David Adjaye: Making Memory

02 February – 05 May / The Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 6AG, London

The exhibition explores how buildings shape our perception of events and how can architecture can tell stories.

Anish Kapoor

16 March – 18 August / Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery, Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery, Mattock Lane, London, W5 5EQ

The inaugural exhibition presents a series of sculptures by Anish Kapoor within the newly restored gallery.

Useful/Beautiful: Why Craft Matters

23 March – 1 September 2019 / Harewood House

The exhibition aims to challenge preconceptions about the role craft can play in culture, identity and society.

Brighton Open Houses

04 – 26 May / Various locations across Brighton

Throughout the city, artists and designers open their home and studios to diaplsy work over the weekends of May.

Leadership & Management Masterclasses

09 May – 13 June / British Institute of Interior Design, 9 Bonhill Street, London, EC2A 4PE

The masterclasses for BIID registered interior designers are held over three dates: 9th May, 23rd May and 13th June. BIID Members / £750.00

Sandy Jones: Stepping into the light

14 May – 14 June

The selling exhibition celebrates the work of the carpet designer, set against a backdrop of the gallery’s collections of 20th century furniture, objects and works of art.

RIBA Cambridge CPD Roadshow

16 May / Hallmark Hotel Cambridge, Bar Hill, Cambridge, CB23 8EU

RIBA CPD Providers Network and RIBA East are providing a full day of free CPD for construction and design professionals.

Midcentury East

19 May / Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney, London, E2 8LS

The show features over 55 dealers specialising in interiors, from rare collectable pieces to more functional C20 furniture.

Clerkenwell Design Week

21 – 23 May / Locations around London EC1

For three days British and international design companies celebrate design and architecture in one of London’s most creative quarters.

RIBA + VitrA Regional Talk: Feilden Fowles

22 May / Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield WF4 4LG

Fergus Feilden and Edmund Fowles will discuss The Weston, the new Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s visitor centre.

BIID Lecture Evening: Historic Textiles

23 May / The Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AT

The evening features textile experts as they discuss the importance of fabric and it’s uses in historic and modern homes.

London Festival of Architecture / Various locations, London

01 – 30 June

With a diverse programme of over 500 events, the annual festival takes places across the city addressing the theme ‘Boundaries’.

Maximise Your Digital Marketing Impact

05 – 06 June / UBM Plc, 240 Blackfriars Rd, London, SE1 8BF

This BCFA two day, fast track workshop is suitable for junior to mid level roles and those wishing to gain a broad understanding of digital marketing. £260+ VAT

Craft Festival

07 – 09 June / Mill Marsh Park, off St John’s Lane, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AL

The Craft Festival is one of the south-west’s leading craft events with a wide range of makers and products.

Design Basel

11 – 16 June / Hall 1 Süd, Messe Basel, Switzerland

The fair has become a venue for collecting, exhibiting, discussing and creating collectible design.

Free Range Art & Design Show

12 June – 16 July / The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London E1 6QR

Art and design graduates from over 100 university courses from across the UK. See website for list of exhibiting colleges.

The House and Garden Festival

19 – 23 June / Olympia London, Hammersmith Rd, Hammersmith, London W14 8UX

The festival brings together three individual events: House Fair combined with Grow London, Spirit of Summer Fair and The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia.

Cockpit Arts Open Studios

21 – 23 June / 18-22 Creekside, London, SE8 3DZ

The studios are holding an open weekend at its space in Deptford, offering the opportunity to meet and buy directly from emerging and established makers.

London Design Biennale Summit 2019

25-26 June / Google HQ, Six Pancras Square, Kings Cross, London, N1C 4AG

The Summit focuses on Resonance, the theme for London Design Biennale 2020. It will address the impact of design: its power to cross borders, bridge cultures, and alter behaviours and societies.

New Designers

26 – 29 June & 03 – 06 July / Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London, N1 0QH

The UK’s leading showcase of design graduates from art and design courses, presenting the work of more than 3,000 creatives.

Masterpiece London

27 June – 03 July / South Grounds, The Royal Hospital Chelsea, London, SW3 4LW

The art, design, furniture and jewellery fair offers work from 160 international exhibitors.

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