Clerkenwell Design Week opened its doors for its eighth year this May to an abundance of architects, designers and furniture lovers, keen to brush up on the latest furniture trends and design concepts on the market.
Known for having “more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet!", Clerkenwell hosts a range of showroom rooms visits, exhibitions and discussions. Over the course of this 3-day event, trade professionals are able to explore and celebrate the leading UK and International design brands, as well as the rich and diverse culture surrounding it.
This year, the Active team went en masse to explore the latest and upcoming furniture trends emerging in today's workplace, as well as catching up with existing furniture partners to see the new products they have to offer.
So, what did we find at this year's Clerkenwell Design Week?
This year's Design week certainly had a lot to offer. With a range of eight different exhibition venues across the area, Clerkenwell showcases the leading furniture, lighting, textiles, surface and product design from around the world. In addition to this, each year Clerkenwell presents new design projects and street spectacles commissioned specially for the festival. This included pieces like Kaleidoscope by Karndean Design Flooring, The Playbox by Shape London & Fraher Architects and our favourite BuzziJungle…