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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.