In March Emc Design published a blog about the best upcoming design events to broaden your creativity. The summer months in London bring so many opportunities to be inspired that we thought an update was due.
Here are some of the events to look forward to from July to September.
Serpentine Pavilion 2019 designed by Junya Ishigami | 21st June-6th October | Serpentine, Kensington Gardens
Japanese architect Junya Ishigam has been selected to design this year’s Serpentine Pavilion. Ishigam is known for his innovative works that reflect the natural world in this case a ghostly structure of floating grey slates designed to appear as though they are emerging from the ground.
The British Museum: Manga マンガ #MangaExhibition | On now until 26th August | British Museum
The largest collection of manga ever exhibited outside of Japan, Manga マンガ explores the boundaries between art and storytelling in this globally popular graphic medium. Visitors will learn about the history of manga and explore its cultural crossover from anime to cosplay.
University of the Arts London Summer Degree Shows | May-September | across London Final degree shows from the newest crop of artists, designers and architects to graduate from the six colleges of the University of the Arts London. For print designers the Camberwell MA Visual Arts Summer Show includes work from the students on the MA Book Arts and Illustration courses (11th-17th July, Camberwell College of Arts).
Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition | On now until 15th September | Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 6AG
Showcasing the unique visual world of one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th Century. Discover how Kubrick created genre defining worlds and iconic scenes from 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Shining, Full Metal Jacket and a Clockwork Orange.
London Design Festival 2019 | 14th-22nd September | across London
The London Design Festival features 400 events across nine Design Districts and Design Destinations comprising four major trade shows. This year’s Landmark Project is the large scale installation Please Be Seated from British designer Paul Cocksedge in Finsbury Avenue Square, Broadgate.