Highlights From the London Design Festival 2020

From large-scale installations to covetable homewares, eight exemplary debuts this week

An annual extravaganza of thought-provoking work, elevated dialogue and exploration, the London Design Festival showcases artistry and innovation from students and professionals alike. For this most uncommon of years, the festival cautiously proceeded, both online and in real life. Thus, from our homes in New York City, we perused the many installations, activities and items that comprise this year’s gathering of talent. Below, a handful …

Lee Broom’s New Lighting Collection: Observatory

We speak with the designer about his new range unveiled at Milan Design Week

Unveiled at the 2018 Milan Design Week, Lee Broom‘s new lighting collection, called “Observatory,” is as dreamy and luxurious as we’ve come to expect from the British design brand, while showcasing the designer’s maturation and skills. With signature clean lines, juxtaposing materials and an overall opulent but elegant vibe, the celestial-inspired collection is sculptural and striking. We previewed the lighting and spoke with Broom ahead …

Milan Design Week 2017: Lee Broom’s “Time Machine”

A landmark 10th anniversary installation featuring limited edition reissues and a striking debut

Within an abandoned vaulted storage room next to the historic Milano Centrale station, a white carousel spun—the only object in a raw, unfinished space. On that carousel, visitors found reimaginings of furniture, objects and lighting drawn from ten years worth of English designer Lee Broom‘s collections. As part of Milan Design Week 2017 Milan Design Week, Broom’s “Time Machine” exhibition was exactly that—a referential timeline …