LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL 2011
Luxe may have “lost its luster,” as a recent book of pop sociology had it, but you could never tell from the London Design Festival
, Sept. 17-25, 2011. Now in its ninth year, the fest brings 280 partners and almost 300 design events across 25 design disciplines to Britain’s capital. Featuring special exhibitions and lectures for the third year at the Victoria and Albert Museum
, with ancillary events going on everywhere in the city -- including, for the first time, at Sir Christopher Wren
’s world-renowned St. Paul’s Cathedral
-- LDF also boasts 12 specially commissioned design projects installed throughout the museum and at venues all over London.