The London Design Week this year ran during 19 – 27 September, and here are a few of our highlights from a perfumery perspective.
Eau De Lumiere
We previously mentioned ‘eau de lumiere’ being a highlight for us: lights inspired by perfume
IRIS – The Soap Bubble Lights
We then spotted the “Iris” pendent lamps by Sebastian Scherer of Neo/Craft: lights that are reminiscent of ‘soap bubbles’. The inspiration for Iris were bubbles blown by children. It comes as no surprise then that they seem to have a magnetic draw for visitors, wanting to touch and explore their semi-translucent form.
The soap bubble lights take the form of a permanent bubble: perfectly spherical, smooth and beautifully iridescence like oil. The iridescence is achieved through a new coating on the glass being used by the designers.
‘Glass Bubble’ seemed to be a recurring theme during the London Design week: the ‘curiosity cloud’ installation and Lee Broom’s ‘Podium’ vases.
Lee Broom turns ‘Florist’ for the launch of Podium, a collection of vases.
For a more general review, The Telegraph published an article summarising the highlights:
The official website for the “London Design Festival” also points towards the ‘installations’: