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Pimlico Road Design District - London Design Festival 2018

Whilst the Pimlico Road Design District celebrates its second year as part of London Design Festival, the district has long been known as one of London’s most important and well-established areas for interior design, art, antiques and fine furniture. Pimlico Road is proud to be home to some of the most evocative names in design and interiors and will this year host a series of talks, new product launches and exhibitions for the festival.

Retailer Map

Map

Retailers

1. Rose Uniacke
2. Collier Webb
3. Linley
4. Soane Britain
5. Carl Hansen And Son
6. De Le Cuona
7. Luke Irwin
8. The Dining Chair Company
9. Pinch
10. Cox London
11. Robert Kime
12. The Odd Chair Company
13. Fermoie
14. Ochre
15. Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler
16. Jamb
17. Promemoria
18. Poggenpohl
A. Daylesford Organic
B. R Chocolate

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Monday 17 September - The Pimlico Road District Late Night. (Participating showrooms open until 8pm)



In Conversation with…

London Design Festival offers unique opportunities to hear from the experts themselves.
 

 

Secrets Of Comfort - Creating Sublime Comfort In Furniture

The Odd Chair Company

Monday 17 September
9am-10.30am

Come and enjoy a wonderful breakfast in The Odd Chair Company’s new Pimlico Rd showroom and experience how upholstery has evolved over the last 40 years, what makes a chair or sofa comfortable and the secrets to frame making and upholstery build up.

This is an interactive talk where you will get chance to have a go at traditional upholstery and learn first-hand about this craft, its art, sustainability and how important the build-up is to creating unrivalled comfort.

Places are limited, please book your place.

45 Pimlico Road London SW1W 8NE
theoddchaircompany.com

 

The Importance Of Drawing In Design

Cox London

Monday 17 September
5pm-6pm

“Drawing helps you put your thoughts in order and can make you think in different ways." David Hockney

Sculptor-maker Christopher Cox and interior designer Sophie Elborne of Kitesgrove will be in conversation with Gabby Deeming, Creative Director of House & Garden about the importance of hand drawing in their design practice, exploring the journey from paper to 3-dimensions. Both Sophie and Chris use hand drawings as a means to kick start a project and inspire their clients. Then more formal drawings, conveying, form, atmosphere and technical information, will drive a project to the next stage of building or manufacture.

Free ticketed event, please book your place.

194 Ebury St, London SW1W 8UP
coxlondon.com

 

Q&A With Interior Designer And Antique Collector Robert Kime

Robert Kime

Monday 17 September
Drinks reception 5pm-8.30pm, talk 7pm

To celebrate London Design Festival, please join us for a live talk and Q&A with Interior Designer and Antique Collector Robert Kime. Hear about Robert’s passion and experiences from over the years and how it translates in to his work.

Free event, booking not necessary.

190 Ebury St, London SW1W 8UP
robertkime.com

 

Painted Rattan And Its Use In Interiors

Soane Britain

Tuesday 18 September
12pm

The founder and creative director of Soane Britain, Lulu Lytle, will be discussing how painted rattan furniture and lighting transforms the look of an interior. Soane’s craftsmen will also be demonstrating their skill at weaving rattan lighting.

Soane Britain is proud to own the only remaining rattan-weaving workshop in Britain. Watch as their craftsmen demonstrate their skill, with particular emphasis on woven lighting designs, and experience the weaving process for yourself. Alongside this, Lulu Lytle will be discussing how painted rattan furniture and lighting transforms the look of an interior.

Free event, booking not necessary.

50-52 Pimlico Rd, London SW1W 8LP
soane.co.uk

 

The Art Deco Effect

Collier Webb

Tuesday 18 September
6pm-8pm

Collier Webb, makers of the finest handcrafted lighting explore the Art Deco movement and its influence on modern-day interiors. Speakers will include Dr. Sarah Moulden, Curator of Collections & Interiors at English Heritage and Alex Isaac, Art Deco advocate & former Creative Director – David Linley.

Free event, booking not necessary.

68 Pimlico Rd, London SW1W 8LS
collierwebb.com

 

Materiality And Sustainability, Creating A Sensorial Environment

de Le Cuona

Thursday 20 September
10am-11am

The opening of de Le Cuona's Pimlico Road showroom has been rescheduled for October, which means this event date has been postponed. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused and look forward to welcoming you when the new showroom opens its doors.

44 Pimlico Rd, London SW1W 8LP
delecuona.com

 

Informal Lunch

Poggenpohl

Monday 17 September
12.30pm-3pm

Poggenpohl will host an informal lunch in its Pimlico Road showroom. Master Chef finalist Sven-Hanson Britt will be cooking a delicious meal using the latest Miele appliances and there will also be the opportunity to meet the Poggenpohl designers and view the latest kitchens from this 126 year old German kitchen brand.

Spaces are limited so please contact showroom manager Natasha Wegrzyn to reserve your place: natasha.wegrzyn@poggenpohl.com.

107 Pimlico Rd, London SW1W 8PH
poggenpohl.com



Exhibitions and New Product Launches

In addition to the Pimlico Road: In Conversation with programme, the Pimlico Road Design District will celebrate London Design Festival with exhibitions, new product launches and drinks receptions.
 

 
Carl Hansen and Son

Visit the new Carl Hansen & Son Flagship Store for a drink and nibbles on Monday 17 September, where they will have a weaver from Denmark who will finish the famous Faaborg chair, designed by Kaare Klint.

48A Pimlico Road, SW1W 8LP
carlhansen.com

 
Fermoie

Fermoie will launch their new collection, with a late night opening on Monday 17 September. On Tuesday 18 September, Rosie from The Studio will be at the showroom all day with the new collection.

53-55, Pimlico Road, SW1W 8NE
fermoie.com

 
Jamb

Jamb will showcase some of its collections of handmade furniture, reproduction lighting and chimneypieces, including new designs from the 18th and 19th centuries as well as an extensive collection of antique mantles.

95-97 Pimlico Rd, SW1W 8PH
jamb.co.uk

 
Linley

An immersion in the world of craftsmanship showcasing the art of marquetry.

60 Pimlico Rd, SW1W 8LP
davidlinley.com

 
Luke Irwin

Luke Irwin will host an exhibition of the Sari Silk collection at the Pimlico Road showroom. The Luke Irwin Sari Silk collection is made entirely from recycled saris. The recycling process of taking old saris and reapplying them to rugs makes this the most joyous and unexpected of constructions.

20-22 Pimlico Rd, SW1W 8LJ
lukeirwin.com

 
OCHRE

OCHRE are delighted to exclusively launch their latest creation ‘Medusa Bloom’. To celebrate the exclusive UK launch of their new Medusa Bloom lighting installation, they are delighted to host a drinks reception at their Belgravia showroom on Monday 17 September.

57 Pimlico Rd, SW1W 8NE
ochre.net

 
Pinch

New Launches: Pinch celebrate LDF 18 with two new launches at their Pimlico Rd shop, as they bring their celebrated, artistic poise and lightness of touch to a new sofa system, and a new treatment of the Ltd Ed NIM TABLE series.

46 Bourne St, SW1W 8JD
pinchdesign.com

 
Promemoria

Zip.ico and Will o’ Wisp: The novelties of the lighting collection are on display at the showroom in Pimlico Road. From the light source ICOSAEDRO to the new Zip.ico and Will o’ Wisp lamps working with Apple HomeKit. Promemoria presents its research on lighting technology.

99-101 Pimlico Rd, SW1W 8PH
promemoria.com

 
Rose Uniacke

New Product Launch: Rose Uniacke will be launching a new range of classic sofas and armchairs. The new range will officially launch during London Design Festival, with a special evening event on Monday 17 September.

76 Pimlico Rd, SW1W 8PL
roseuniacke.com

 
The Dining Chair Company

New Product Launch: The Dining Chair Company are launching a new range of chairs and would love for you to come and join us to see and feel our designs.

4 St Barnabas St, SW1W 8PE
diningchair.co.uk



Food and Drink Offers

Daylesford Organic

Present the LDF programme for a 10% discount on a Daylesford Organic combo ( 1 x Daylesford to Go Organic box + 1 x Daylesford Organic Juice).

R Chocolate

Present the LDF programme and receive £2 off when you purchase a waffle dish of your choice with any drink.