London Design: Material Matters
Material Matters is a new fixture on the London design calendar. Based on the critically acclaimed podcast of the same name, the event will see its inaugural edition take place during this year’s London Design Festival, from 22-25 September on London’s Southbank. The event promises to bring together over 40 world-leading brands, designers, makers, and organizations to celebrate the importance of materials and their ability to shape our lives. It will provide a platform for inspiration for architects, designers, interior design professionals, and design-savvy members of
Material Matters will take place across five floors of the iconic Bargehouse at Oxo Tower Wharf, an unadorned but magnificent former factory setting, and feature a wide range of exhibits: from a site-specific installation from leading gallery Ruup & Form, featuring work from textile artists Beatrice Mayfield and other multidisciplinary artists, to displays by innovators and experimentalists whose practice is at the cutting edge of materials.
On the top floor, a stupendous 50-meter long loft will host the fair’s talk space, with a program curated by Grant Gibson, and a cafe, as well as designers and makers working in a range of materials, from the innovative to the more traditional.
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