London Design Festival 2014: Fresh Staples

Exciting happenings found at the annual event's reliable design venues

Our previous look at this year’s London Design Festival highlighted a few select newcomers for 2014, but equally exciting are the shops, satellite fairs and institutions you come to count on during any city’s annual design week. Below are some of the new collections and exhibitions that caught our eye at venues we always enjoy visiting. Mint Shop Founded in 1998, Mint is a reliable …

London Design Festival 2014: New Highlights

Exhibition debuts, product launches and new collectives at this year's annual affair

Each year the London Design Festival joins together a city already bubbling with creativity to celebrate the best in design happening both at home and in studios abroad. While festival staples like DesignJunction, The Shoreditch Design Triangle, the V&A and many more always provide a healthy amount of visual and mental stimulation, sprinkled around are several new exhibitions, product launches and forward-thinking collectives that make …

Max Normal: Good Old Fashion Loving

For London Design Festival 2014, designers like Tom Dixon and Industrial Facility made playlists for #SuperStimuli

Design studio Industrial Facility, who works closely with brands like Muji and Herman Miller, prefer old school simplicity and anonymity to designer stardom. For their mixtape, founders Sam Hecht and Kim Colin selected a disc’s worth of songs from Detroit “anti-rock” band Destroy All Monsters (which included contemporary artist Mike Kelley as a member, who Colin later worked with for his piece “Educational Complex”). DAM …