Clerkenwell is one of the most important design hubs in the world, home to more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet and Clerkenwell 2016 will see top brands open their doors for the design savvy and design curious to explore their latest offerings.
Whether you are seeking inspiration or in need of a specific product, the wealth of showrooms in Clerkenwell offers something for everyone; no other part of London has as many showrooms of international design relevance. These showrooms form the bedrock of Clerkenwell, and throughout CDW the spaces offer a window into the best in contemporary manufacturing and design, showcasing the latest products and concepts, for contract, architecture and interior design.
Check out some images of the Clerkenwell Design Week!
In the last two decades, Clerkenwell’s unique variety of buildings has been transformed into studios, showrooms and workshops, attracting architectural, design and creative practices.
Part of the Borough of Islington, Clerkenwell is a dynamic area, with a long tradition with creative industries stretching back to the Industrial Revolution, where craft workshops, printmakers, clockmakers and jewelers thrived.
Today traditional crafts such as printing and bookbinding still flourish, alongside contemporary designers, independent producers and international brands.
Over 80 world-renowned design brands have their showrooms in the area including Arper, Bolon, Bulthaup, Poltrona Frau Group, USM and Vitra to name just a few
Clerkenwell houses more than 200 architectural practices, including BDP, Studio Egret, OMMX, Howarth
Tompkins, Wilkinson Eyre, among many others
Clerkenwell Design Week activity is staged across an area measuring roughly 2.5sq miles. Hope you enjoyed the images that we brought to you today!