H&A's pick: London Design Festival

By Rosanna Holmes,
20th September 2011 - 08:54

Over 200 events and exhibitions are taking place in the capital this week 

Head to the capital this week because London Design Festival is in full swing. Our first stop will be the fabulous contemporary craft at Origin (22nd-28th September, 020 7739 5561) at Spitalfields Market. While we’re out east, we’ll drop by design store SCP (020 7739 1869) to see Donna Wilson’s new, eagerly awaited range of colourful rugs, before heading up to Tottenham Court Road to the Marimekko pop-up shop at Heal’s (020 7636 1666), pictured. A quick stop at Liberty (020 7734 1234) to follow textile and wallpaper firm Timorous Beasties’ intriguing moth trail through the store and then it’s out west to Decorex (020 7921 8406) at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea (public day 27th September, 1pm-7pm), and Focus 2011 at Chelsea Harbour’s Design Centre (020 7225 9166), from 25th-28th September (public day 28th September), to find out what we’ll be putting in our homes the next year. 
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