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The new diplomacy

The London Design Fair’s 12 country pavilions will host its largest group of global exhibitors.

Studio PESI, Stand 10.40, Hall H10

Designed to be a truly global affair, London Design Fair 2018 will feature the strongest presence of international exhibitors to date- including 8 designers selected by the Dubai Design District.

Held at the Old Truman Brewery 20-23 September, twelve country pavilions and one very special guest country—Japan—will exhibit an impressive array of products, alongside a smart international line-up of independent designers and brands.

Virtual DynamiX – Virtual vacation im Minimalhaus (Copyright Virtual DynamiX, Vienna Design Week)
Balearic Island, La Pecera
Dirk Vander Kooij_Material of the Year: Plastic Beyond the Chipper

Located in Shoreditch, the creative heart of London, the fair is a four-day industry event that brings together 550 exhibitors from 36 countries, including: independent designers, established brands, international country pavilions, features and exhibitions.

Each year, over 28,000 influential retail buyers, producers, architects, designers, interior designers, press and design-savvy public, will attend to see the very latest in furniture, lighting, textiles, materials and conceptual installations, from all around the world.

Hi Thanks Bye F0 Floor Lamp, Stand 10.19, Hall H10
Envisions & Finsa, Hall H2

The year’s edition also welcomes the return of Envisions with the exhibition ‘Wood in Progress’ and the ‘Material of the Year: Plastic’ exhibition. These two feature exhibitions aim to provoke audiences, sparking conversation and encouraging new ways of thinking about design at the present time.

London Design Fair 2018 Country Pavilions include:

Guest Country: Japan

Denmark: Danish Living Room

Balearic Islands: Made in Mallorca

Italy: Design in South Italy

Sweden: Swedish Design Pavilion

British Craft Pavilion

Finland: Nordic Happiness Hotel

Portugal: The Best of Portugal by Associative Design

Czech Republic: UMPRUM (Academy of Arts, Architecture & Design in Prague)

Spain: Inspired in Barcelona

Netherlands: Dutch Stuff

South Korea: Seoul Design Festival

Dubai Design District


Thursday 20 September 2018 : 10am – 7pm (trade only) Private View 8pm-11pm (Invite Only)

Friday 21 September : 10am – 7pm

Saturday 22 September : 11am – 6pm

Sunday 23 September: 11am – 5pm


Trade and Press free in advance or £15 on the door.

Consumer ticket £10 in advance or £15 on the door.


Fritz Hansen
Babu chair by TORU
Jiyoun Kim, Stand 10.40, Hall H10
REM Atelier, Netherlands, Dutch Stuff, Hall H11
Umprum, Dominika Petrtýlová, Stand 13.12, Hall H13