London Design Festival 2016: “Breathless” at Brompton Design District

Exploring the essence of glass production and design with designers, glassblowing and workshops

With a theme of transformation guiding all the works within the Brompton Design District at this year’s London Design Festival, the Czech Centre London set to construct an application of this theme upon our understanding of glassblowing. The resulting exhibition, “Breathless,” does so in a way that captures the history of Czech glassblowing in stark contrast to its consistently unconventional developments. Both glass creation and …

Mint Shop: “When Things Bloom”

Kensington's discerning design shop celebrates spring with a special curated collection

If you’re exploring London’s Kensington area this week to check out what’s on offer at Chelsea Fringe—the alternative garden show that will be sprouting up all over the posh neighborhood from 18 May to 9 June—be sure to pop by the tasteful design outlet Mint to check out their latest collection and exhibition, “When Things Bloom.” The bountiful display is intended as a creative compliment …

Out of Print

An interactive installation explores information overload in the digital age

Most of us can relate to the feeling of walking away from a heavy web browsing session feeling dazed, empty-headed, and no better informed than when we sat down. Addressing the paradox of information overload, three London-based designers—James Cuddy, Roma Levin and Danilo Di Cuia—are exploring our modern-day dependence on online newsfeeds with an interactive installation that links digital news to its printing press roots. …