LDF: Celebrating Scottish Design in London

London Design Festival 2017 (September 16th – 24th)

London’s annual Design Festival will commence next month, for it’s fifteenth year. With venues across the city playing host to over 450 projects and events, visitors have the opportunity to experience world-class design from a broad range of specialisms. As ever our eyes are peeled for fellow Scots, and there is so much on offer this year. Here’s our hit list of the best events to head to if your keen to catch a Scot.

Scottish Interiors: LDN

Scottish Interiors LDN is an interiors and textiles showcase event for global interior designers, architects, influencers and trend-setters!

Over the two days you can meet with exclusive Scottish interior & lifestyle companies and have the opportunity to book individual meetings through the on-line booking system.

Creative Scotland’sOnes to Watch’ will also showcase five emerging Scottish designers Green Thomas, Heather Shields, Mairi Helena, Moody MondayWarped Textiles.

You can take a sneak-peak at some of Craft Scotland’s best makers who will exhibit later in the week at London Design Fair from the 21st – 24th September. Stunning lampshades from Glasgow artist, Kate Colin will dress the lobby of the brand new venue and home to Scottish Interiors LDN, 58VE.

Bespoke Atelier


Leigh Bagley


Established 40 years ago, Decorex has quite the international reputation. Known for being the destination for luxury products from new, emerging and established talent. This year it returns to Syon Park, running from the 17th to the 20th of September. Discover the likes of Anta, Bluebellgray, Charlotte James Furniture, The Isle Mill, and Timorous Beasties.

100% Design 

Hailed as the UK’s largest trade show for architects and designers, 100% Design is curated as four main sections; Interiors, Workplace, Kitchen and Bathroom, and Design and Build. There’s also an exhibition of emerging brands. look out for our New Talent Interiors Award winner  Mairi Helena, and Paisley’s own Andrew Muirhead and Son.


Scotland: Craft & Design Pavilion

Craft Scotland and Emergents are thrilled to be returning to London Design Fair with their second presentation of the Scotland: Craft & Design Pavilion. After debating the incredibly high-calibre of submissions during the selection panel, you will be able to see the work of talented makers including glass sculptors Carrie FertigShaun Fraser, Juli Bolaños-Durman and Harry Morgan,  ceramics from Fiona Byrne-Sutton and Patricia Shone. Furniture by Hynd and Halliday plus SR:D panellists Bespoke Atelier. Also enjoy works by Tom Pigeon, Lynne MacLachlan. Heather ShieldsHilary Grant, Jonathan PangYellow Broom, Kate Colin, Namon Gasto and InCubee Mariam Syed.