Super cool Japanese brand, tokyobike is set to make tracks this September with a series of guided bike tours across London, starting and finishing at designjunction. Riders will be shown the best design destinations by a series of experts.
Book your tour now at tokyobiketours2013.eventbrite.com. Spaces are limited and on a first come first served basis.
Part of the ground floor will be transformed into a series of interactive Flash Factories, where the processes of industrial production will be brought to life through live demonstrations.
A highlight this year is an exciting collaboration between Blueprint magazine, Additive Earth Systems and the Bartlett School of Architecture. Together the trio have launched a competition using the latest 3D printing technology. The best pieces from each category (architecture and product design) will be printed and showcased at the show with live 3D printing sessions taking place each day.
Brooks Saddles, Britain’s oldest saddle makers, will demonstrate the process of making their beautifully handcrafted leather saddles. These traditional techniques have been passed down from generation to generation, maintaining their world-wide reputation for quality craftsmanship, comfort and style. Steeped in history, Brooks is a prestigious brand boasting almost 150 years of tradition and expertise.
Well-known design writer Barbara Chandler presents her portraits of celebrated designers in the Gallery. Over 50 photographs will be on display, celebrating design personalities from across the globe.