Clerkenwell Design Week the Guide: Highlights

Clerkenwell Design Week is a full design experience where you will find a lot of creative businesses, architects and creative agencies. It is, indeed, one of the most important design spots in the world.

Clerkenwell Design Week the Guide: Highlights

This design week had place  6th time in May (19-21) and it is an award winning design week,It is an independent and leading event in the UK and annually attracts the international design community to this small central area of London, Clerkenwell.

Clerkenwell Design Week the Guide: Highlights

Clerkenwell Design Week was full of exciting events, showcases leading UK and international brands and companies that are presented in a series of 60 showrooms events, architectural and creative practices, special installations, 150 events, a series of pop-up exhibitions, installations, talks, performances, music and workshops, the festival is a showcase of cutting edge design from some of the biggest names in the industry that take place across the area.

On the previews years, Clerkenwell had 32,300 attended and over 300 exhibiting brands.



Altro is a big premium flooring and wall cladding systems for construction and transport. It is a company that loves to invent new things and they are known for safety flooring and hygienic wall cladding systems, two of their most known innovations. They are also devoted to sustainability, recycling and reusing products.

Clerkenwell Design Week the Guide: Highlights



CANAL Architectural is a British company residing in Nottingham, CANAL Architectural specialise in design innovation, fabrication and installation of architectural metalwork. They work in residential and commercial environments. CANAL does stunning designs of stair cases, balustrade, handrail, balconies, sculptures, canopies, bespoke Railings.

The Showroom provides a workspace for architects, designers and their clients to develop initial designs and specification details. This can be assisted with on-hand knowledge and expertise by our Architectural Team.

Clerkenwell Design Week the Guide: Highlights


Cassina, founded by Cesare and Umberto Cassina in 1927, launched industrial design in Italy during the 50’s. The company, pioneering and innovative, was the first to work side by side with architects and designers with differing backgrounds, encouraging them to envision fresh designs, a characteristic that still distinguishes the company today.

In 1964, the Cassina I Maestri Collection began with the acquisition of the exclusive worldwide rights to reproduce models designed by Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand.

Today many important Italian and international designers and architects have collaborated and continue to collaborate for the Cassina I Contemporanei Collection including: Vico Magistretti, Gio Ponti, Mario Bellini, Gaetano Pesce, Rodolfo Dordoni, Philippe Starck and Piero Lissoni.

Since 2005 Cassina has been part of the Poltrona Frau Group, the worldwide leader in the high‐end furnishing sector and international spokesperson for the best design made in Italy.

Clerkenwell Design Week the Guide: Highlights

Nothern lights

Clerkenwell Design Week the Guide: Highlights

Northern Lights provides a bespoke one-stop lighting service to the hospitality and retail sectors.

Northern Lights is different because they design and manufacture in the UK. They have a strong design team with four lighting designers supported by two technical assistants and comprehensive in-house manufacturing facilities running to 38,000sq ft.

They have worked with many leading interior designers to supply creative lighting solutions to many hospitality groups and retail companies both in the UK and abroad. Their clients include Hilton Hotels, Marriott International, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, Grand Hyatt Hotels, Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts, Premier Inn, Costa Coffee, Jamie’s Italian, PizzaExpress, Next, Debenhams and Selfridges.


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