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Pimlico Road Design District - London Design Festival, 16-24 September 2017

Just a stone’s throw from Sloane Square lies an inspiring, creative and commercial hub: the Pimlico Road Design District. With a list of experts, including retailers specialising in interiors and textiles to the creative studios of internationally renowned designers and craftspeople, the Pimlico Road Design District will offer a unique insight into design in Belgravia.

The Pimlico Road Breakfast Series

This autumn will see Grosvenor enter Pimlico Road as a design district for the London Design Festival, supported by an exciting collaboration with Country & Town House through a series of breakfast talks with designers, creative directors, founders and interior experts.

Tickets to The Pimlico Road Breakfast Series are £10 and can be purchased via the link below. Guests will enjoy a light breakfast, receive a Pimlico Road tote bag and all ticket revenue will be donated to our nominated charity, The Passage.

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Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler
Saturday 16 September - 11AM-12PM

Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler

Timeless decoration with Emma Burns

FBC London

FBC London

Contemporary & Antique Design & Style with Fiona Barrett Campbell

HOWE London
Sunday 17 SEPTEMBER - 11am-12pm

HOWE London

Craftsmanship with Christopher Howe

Thursday 21 SEPTEMBER - 10am-11am


Country House Style with Charlotte Freemantle

Monday 18 SEPTEMBER - 10am-11am


Picasso with Anne Françoise Gavanon

Robert Kime
Friday 22 SEPTEMBER - 10am-11am

Robert Kime

Antiques with Christopher Payne

Soane Britain
Tuesday 19 SEPTEMBER - 10am-11am

Soane Britain

Fabrics, Wallpaper & Rattan with Lulu Lytle

PDP London

PDP London

A History of Architecture on Pimlico Road with Simon Gazzard

Exhibitions and events

Cox London

Behind the designs – insights from Christopher Cox

Discover how designers Christopher and Nicola Cox find inspiration, in both technical process and historic reference, to create their own unique brand of contemporary sculptural lighting and furniture. This event explores their creative design journey in the form of a Q&A session with Rachel Bates.

194 Ebury Street, SW1W 8UP (Thurs, 2pm–4pm)
Free event, registration required

FBC London

Meet the maker – Tessa Eastman ‘strangeness of growth’

FBC London presents the first in its ‘Meet the Maker’ series celebrating collaborations with leading British artisans and craftsmen: An evening with award-winning furniture designer, Fiona Barratt-Campbell in conversation with British artist and ceramicist Tessa Eastman.

66 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8LS (Thurs, 6pm–9pm)
Ticketed event

HOWE at 36 Bourne Street

Putting the character back into textiles

HOWE opens its archive to reveal the vintage pieces that inspired its British-made fabrics. Recreating natural irregularities; characteristic of obsolete yarns, weaving and finishing techniques, the newly made textiles will be showcased in store.

36 Bourne St, SW1W 8JA (Tues–Sun, 9am–6pm; Mon, 9am–9pm)
Free event

HOWE London

The Originals – bar stools by HOWE

HOWE will showcase its evolving range of barstools. Having developed unique models for prestigious bars and restaurants such as 5 Hertford Street and Groucho, HOWE remains dedicated to traditional British craftsmanship.

93 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8PH (Mon, 9am–9pm; Tue–Sat, 9am–6pm)
Free event


Introducing the Hanbury collection

Jamb will display its latest collections of handmade furniture, reproduction lighting and chimneypieces. They will also be showing Hanbury, a new collection of lighting inspired by the 1920s industrial age.

95–97 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8PH (9am–6pm, except Sun)
Free event


The Magic of Bespoke

LINLEY is celebrating London Design Festival with new pieces of extraordinary furniture and a collaboration with acclaimed British perfume designer Azzi Glasser. Discover and experience the Magic of Bespoke, from art and furniture to luxury scents, travelling through David Linley’s unique memories.

60 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8LP (9am–6pm, except Sun)
Free event

Marsden Woo Gallery

Nao Matsunaga and James Rigler, 18 & over

Marsden Woo’s programme of solo and joint exhibitions at its new Belgravia premises starts with a captivating show by gallery artists Nao Matsunaga and James Rigler. They are contemporaries and friends and have been showing work together since meeting at university 18 years ago. This joint display acts as a conversation between both makers, demonstrating their differing, yet intuitive, connection with their respective materials.

229 Ebury Street, SW1W 8UT (Tues–Fri, 11am–6pm; Sat, 11am–4pm)
Free event


Celebrating 21 years

OCHRE designs furniture, lighting and accessories. Its designs place equal importance on harmonious proportions, luxurious materials and matchless craftsmanship.

57 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8NE (Mon–Fri, 9.30am–5.30pm; Sat, 9.30am–3.30pm)
Free event

PDP London

Designing great places: from Pimlico to beyond

Join PDP London – the only architects featured in Country & Town House magazine’s ‘Great British Brands’ publication – for drinks, nibbles and a curated exhibition celebrating its diverse portfolio of work across high profile properties and impeccable addresses from Pimlico to beyond.

178 Ebury Street, SW1W 8UP (Mon, 7–9pm)
Free event


Flare – Pinch in collaboration with 1882 Ltd

An exhibition about ‘Flare’, the new collection by Pinch in collaboration with 1882 Ltd, examines the project’s story, ambitions and journey and reveals the processes and craftsmanship involving the development and making of a design-driven fine bone china collection.

46 Bourne Street, SW1W 8JD (Mon–Fri, 10.30am–6pm; Sat, 10am–5pm)
Free event


Ultimate Kitchens

On Thursday 21 September, Ultimate Kitchens, the Poggenpohl showroom on Pimlico Road, will host a chef’s table with a selection of delicious dishes prepared using the latest Miele appliances. Spaces are limited, so if you would like to attend, please contact

107 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8PH (Thurs, 6–9pm)
Free event


Ten bright years

In the Pimlico Road showroom, Promemoria celebrates its ten year anniversary in London with a special exhibition on the last 10 years’ Light Design Concept, a journey through unique materials, essential shapes and technological innovation.

99–101 Pimlico Road, London, SW1W 8PH (Mon–Fri: 10am-6pm; Sat–Sun:11am-5pm; 18th Sept. Cocktail by invitation: 6pm–9pm)
Free event

Robert Kime

Weaving of Ikats

Explore the history behind Robert Kime’s range of ikats with a video feature that will be shown at its Ebury Street showroom. The ikats are hand-woven in Turkey using time-honoured traditional methods, an art that has been inherited through generations of ikat masters.

190–192 Ebury Street, SW1W 8PL (Mon, 4-4.30pm / 6.30-7pm)
Free event

Rose Uniacke

New editions

An exhibition of new editions from Rose Uniacke. Featured pieces include the Straw table, with a hand-beaten ‘phosphor’ bronze mirror-finished top and patinated steel base. Also on view is RU Fabric, a new collection of linens, wools and cotton velvets.

76–84 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8PL (Mon–Fri, 9.30am–6pm; Sat, 10am-4pm)
Free event

Soane Britian

The Launch of the Autumn 2017 collection

Soane Britain will launch its autumn collections of furniture, lighting, fabrics and wallpapers. Every Soane design is made in Britain in small workshops that excel in traditional crafts, such as iron forging, chair making, precision engineering and saddlery.

50–52 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8LP (Mon–Sat, 10am–5pm)
Free event

Café and restaurant offers to London Design Festival visitors

The Orange

Complimetary glass of prosecco

The Thomas Cubitt

Complimetary glass of prosecco

Il Convivio

Set menu with complimentary glass of prosecco throughout the week

R Chocolate

Complimetary seasalt mini elephant with any beverage purchased

Enoteca Turi

Special Tiramisu Explosion dessert on offer throughout the week