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London Design Festival: designjunction is coming to Oxo Tower Wharf

Cultural diaires at the ready: the internationally acclaimed design fair lands on Oxo Tower Wharf, the Riverside Walkway and Doon Street site this September for the London Design Festival 2018.

The event will bring hundreds of product launches, pop-up shops, bespoke installations, tempting street food and purpose-built bars to the area, presenting the latest in cutting-edge design from more than 200 international brands.

Speaking about the announcement, Sophie Cain, Design Curator at Oxo Tower Wharf, said: “We’re delighted to be collaborating with designjunction for the London Design Festival this September. Last year we were proud to host a landmark project, and we’re excited to be building on Oxo Tower Wharf’s reputation for design excellence and extending this into the wider Coin Street area.”

Now in its eighth year, designjunction has firmly established its reputation for transforming some of the most exciting and ambitious locations in London into premier design destinations, attracting 28,000 visitors in 2017. In collaboration with Coin Street Community Builders (CSCB) – the local social enterprise which owns and manages all three sites – designjunction will present an exhibition of world class design in this world class location.

designjunction has always sought to identify architecturally stunning backdrops to present the best global design. By working with CSCB, we’re putting our brands in the centre of a thriving mixed use neighbourhood, whilst providing visitors with a unique show experience. We look forward to contributing to this exciting area.” said designjunction’s managing director, Will Sorrell.

At Oxo Tower Wharf they join over 25 designer-maker shops, with the creative hub already playing home to renowned brands including Innermost, Black + Blum, Bodo Sperlein and many more. For the London Design Festival Oxo Tower Wharf will host major brand activations, exhibitions and experiential events.

The Doon Street site will house 200 international design brands and premium pop-up shops. This purpose built super-structure will be the largest and most ambitious build designjunction has ever undertaken presenting furniture, accessories, lighting and homewares in dedicated zones across two floors.

The Riverside Walkway will showcase a series of outdoor installation projects.

designjunction takes place between 20 – 23 September 2018

More details to be announced soon.

For tickets and more information visit www.thedesignjunction.co.uk

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