The Crossing


The Crossing - Installation Space

The Crossing space, which joins Cubitt House and The Canopy, runs through the University of the Arts London. This five-storey space is designjunction’s main feature space filled with large-scale installations.

If you’re looking to make an impact and position your brand in front of a captive design-savvy audience, then apply now to exhibit in The Crossing at designjunction2017.

Submit your installation application here


What was on show


Danish flooring company Dinesen created a breath-taking, 8-metre-tall registration desk, which doubled up as their exhibition space.

Dinesen is a family-owned Danish company where the love of wood and the respect for nature have been passed down through generations. With a strong sense of the value of diversity, Dinesen design extraordinary plank floors and other exclusive solutions with wood.


Tala made an impact at #djKX and presented an interactive installation that resembled a rainforest canopy to showcase their latest LED filament bulbs.

Tala is a young British lighting brand with a mission to create the world’s most beautiful light bulbs. Their distinctive design rubric combines classic decorative qualities, industrial influences and pioneering LED technology. What makes the Tala bulb unique is its uncompromising approach to both beautiful design and sustainability.

Transport for London

Transport for London (TfL) launched new collaborations with online retailer,; Finnish interior textile company, Vallila and London-based design studio, Loris & Livia. All collections celebrate TfL’s design heritage as part of TfL’s Transported by Design programme at ‪#‎djKX‬.‬‬‬

Celebrating the theme of Metroland and the part the transport network has played in the expansion of suburban London, this year’s stand featured a funfair installation designed by Loris & Livia, showcasing new products and prizes by the studio and new collections from and Vallila.


OLED lighting specialists Blackbody presented a stunning installation in The Crossing to launch their latest products, including a range of new lamps.

A leader in the OLED market, Blackbody brings a new lighting vision to the world, helping to stage and sublimate spaces with its revolutionary Organic Light. Blackbody develops and produces innovative OLED based residential lighting solutions, working with renowned architects and interior designers on projects across the world.

Kirkby Design

With a fresh approach, Kirkby Design offers playful and contemporary designs whilst also providing a selection of innovative plain fabrics making it an ideal brand for interior designers, retailers, furniture manufacturers, and upholsterers to use in both residential and contract specifications.

Graphic patterns, contrasting textures and minimal design come together with four collections from Kirkby Design, offering a unique blend of contemporary style. Kirkby Design fulfils a requirement for a reliable, affordable and practical fabric resource.

Native Union

Native Union’s stand in The Crossing showcased a variety of tech based products for the design-conscious consumer and launched the DOCK for iPhone Marble Edition in the UK.

By combining the finest materials, functional design and considered details, Native Union creates products with personality that enhance the way you live with your tech.

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