Clerkenwell Design Week 2012

Clerkenwell Design Week is a festival held in London every year which celebrates the design industry. During a three day period you get the chance to visit exhibitions, installations and workshops within a square mile of London. There are three main places where the exhibitions take place.

  • Farmiloe Building:‘This elegant Victorian building provides a unique and striking backdrop for leading international interior design and architecture suppliers to present their collections in new and dramatic ways’ (34, St John Street, EC1M 4AY)
  • House of Detension:‘…subterranean Victorian prison.  Clerkenwell Design Week will exploit the venue’s atmospheric architecture to create a stunning backdrop for the exhibition of international and cutting-edge design. The exhibition will showcase some of the world’s most exciting up-and-coming design talent.’ (Sans Walk Clerkenwell, EC1R 0As)
  •  Order of St John:…’a new exhibition of contemporary furniture and limited-edition pieces in the buildings and grounds of the historic Order of St John. Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, the Order’s majestic Priory Church and Crypt, and its tranquil Cloister Garden, will host installations by pioneering designers and brands, whose collections reflect the principles of fine craftsmanship, high glamour and imagination.’ (Museum of the Order of St John, St John’s Gate, St John’s Lane, EC1M 4DA)

Below, you can see a map with highlighted places you can visit during the Clerkenwell Design week. See the list of showrooms, download the PDF map and most importantly register for FREE. Remember the Clerkenwell Design Week starts today !!!

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