A Look Into Clerkenwell Design Week 2024!

The highly-anticipated and award-winning Clerkenwell Design Week kicked off with a bang this year! This spectacular event transformed the streets of Clerkenwell with the most interesting, colourful, and ultra-modern interior designs.

Our team joined the festivities between May 21st and 23rd, 2024, soaking it all in. So, if you live and breathe all things art and decor, then THIS article is for you!

Join us as we look at this past week’s highlights, designs, designers, and joys below.

Clerkenwell Design Week 2024 Exhibitions

Clerkenwell is a thriving and vibrant area that flaunts an artistic and lively atmosphere, along with numerous artistic communities and enterprises, restaurants, gastropubs, pubs, bars, and nightclubs.

It is also home to more creative companies and architects per square mile than anywhere else in the world. Thus making it the perfect location to host any event art and design related.

Each year, various exhibitions and showrooms are beautifully spread across different locations around the area, creating an immersive experience and feast for the eyes like no other.

Here Are Our Top Finds From This Year’s Event

1. Peter Opsvik

Peter Opsvik is a Norwegian industrial designer and artist. He is world-renowned for his incredible, innovative and ergonomic chairs that capture attention from all angles!

If you have toddlers running around the house, then you probably own a Tripp Trapp, and guess who designed this marvel? The one and only Peter Opsvik!

He has won multiple awards for his seating masterpieces and chairs can be found in homes, offices, exhibitions, and museums all around the globe.

Peter Opsvik Design at CDW 2024

 

2. Blocko Design

These beautiful pods from the Finnish company Blocko Design had everyone green with envy. No shocker there!

They are crafted with sustainable materials and are designed to reduce distractions and noise, making them great for libraries, exhibitions, private offices, restaurants and even shopping centres.

Blocko’s acoustic qualities have been validated by the Quiet Mark, an independent global certification program affiliated with the UK Noise Abatement Society.

Blocko Design at CDW 2024

 

3. Patricia Urquiola

Spanish architect, industrial designer, and art director Patricia Urquiola creates stunning pieces from all-natural materials, allowing you to reflect on life and sustainability in a whole new way.

The New York Times has even hailed her as “possibly the most lauded and in-demand industrial designer in Europe, on par with Philippe Starck and Hella Jongerius”.

Wow, what a compliment! Of course, one Patricia Urquiola very much deserves. Her multi-award winning designs can be found on various continents and enjoyed by a variety of cultures.

Patricia Urquiola at CDW 2024

 

4. Edward Collinson

Collinson, an English design and manufacturing company, specialises in heirloom-quality furniture. They prioritize quality craftsmanship and timeless design in their creations.

Their exceptional selection includes timeless pieces such as chairs, stools, tables, benches, shelving, chopping boards, and Broads (innovative furniture pieces that confidently diverge from traditional kitchen designs).

Designer Edward Collinson meticulously crafts each piece with the intention of it being treasured and passed down through generations.

Edward Collinson at CDW 2024

 

5. Vitra Bathroom And Tiles

A bathroom is not just another room. It is a sanctuary that allows you to relax and recharge your anatomical batteries after a long day.

Vitra understands the importance of creating a safe and elegant space. With their multi-award-winning bathroom designs and tiles, they elevate your bathroom experience to new levels of luxury and comfort.

Committed to sustainability and aware of their environmental footprint, Vitra consistently explores new avenues for achieving the most efficient production processes. It is something we can all appreciate.

Vitra Bathroom And Tiles at CDW 2024

 

The Finishing Touch

Clerkenwell Design Week is the UK’s leading design festival for a reason, as it proudly showcases some of the most sensational interior designs, artists and brands year after year after year. 

If missed this year’s Design Week, then you simply must slot it into your diary or add it to the kitchen calendar for 2025, as it is a vibrant event to be experienced at least once in life!

See you in 365 days at Clerkenwell Design Week 2025.

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