Design in London #April Edition

A selection of Design Exhibitions and Events during the month of April around London.

‘8 Chairs’ at Gallery Libby Sellers


An exhibition by London-based creative duo Clarke & Reilly. Eight historical pieces of furniture were re-manufactured to represent a specific character in the artists’ minds. Until 26 April 2013

41-42 Berners Street, London. W1T3NB

Learning in Glass at The Aram Gallery


Fourteen hand blown experimental vessels made by a research project called Breaking The Mould explored blowing glass into a variety of prototype moulds so as to investigate the possibilities of innovation in glass production. Each shown vessel was a collaborative effort between the Breaking the Mould team and Salviati, a Murano based manufacturer of blown glass, established in 1859. Until 6 April 2013

110 Drury Lane. WC2B 5SG

Light Show at Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre

Light Show explores the experiential and phenomenal aspects of light by bringing together sculptures and installations that use light to sculpt and shape space in different ways. Until 6 May 2013. Full Price 11 £, concessions available. Advance booking strictly recommended.

Belvedere Rd, SE1 8XX

The Fading City by James Rigler at Marsden Woo Gallery
James Rigler’s sculptures are inspired by the language of architectural ornament, including its most monumental and grandiose schemes. Inspiration from the book Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities and the fictional Marco Polo’s description of the city Clarice. Until 4 May 2013

17 – 18 Great Sutton Street EC1V 0DN

The best designs from around the world in the last 12 months across seven categories: Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Furniture, Graphics, Product and Transport. Selected by a panel of distinguished nominators, the awards compile the most original and exciting designs, prototypes and designers in the world today. Until 7 July 2013

28 Shad Thames, SE 1 2YD

Roça Cerámica at Roca London Gallery
Roca Gallery
Roca’s 2013 range showcasing a range of styles, textures, glazes and colours displayed artistically throughout the Gallery. From 3 April 2013 to 20 April 2013.
Townmead Road, SW6 2PY
Redesigning the Future at The RSA
An influential panel will debate the role designers must take in driving a sustainable manufacturing model. Featuring George Monbiot, bestselling author, environmental activist and journalist. You can add yourself to the waitilist here. They usually broadcast in streaming on their website the event. Thursday, April 11, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
8 John Adam St WC2N 6EZ
Artouride, an Art & Design Cycle Tour across London
Artouride is a bicycle tour company specialising in art and design-related rides and practice based workshops. The tours cover an area of architectural and design interest. Tours departs from Greenland Dock. Different dates.

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