Designed In SW1 Returns: Book Your Tickets Now

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Designed In SW1 Returns: Book Your Tickets Now

Designed in SW1 returns to Belgravia this month, and you're invited.

From 17 to 25 September, the craftspeople, designers and antique dealers on Pimlico Road and Elizabeth Street will host a series of events and workshops, to coincide with the city-wide London Design Festival.

Pimlico Road is an established design district for savvy Londoners looking to buy interior design, art, antiques and fine furniture.

Linley. Photo by Thomas Graham.

Nearby, Elizabeth Street is home to a variety of independent design retailers, including world-renowned fashion houses and artisan makers.

Designed in SW1 is a week-long festival celebrating the design credentials of these two unique streets with talks, exhibitions, workshops and tours curated by Fox & Squirrel, the award-winning guided walk company.

Howe at last year's event.

Participating retailers include Rose Uniacke, LINLEY, Luke Irwin, Floris, Poggenpohl, Howe and Jane Churchill.

Highlights of Designed in SW1

  • Simply Chairs at Rose Uniacke – a week-long celebration of chairs including a talk by Michael Krzyzanowski, an expert on Danish mid-century furniture: 23 September
  • Kitchen Evolution with LINLEY – an acclaimed panel of design and interiors experts will discuss the role of the kitchen and its position in the British household: 20 September
  • Stimulating Senses – 300 years of Floris perfumery and advertising at Floris – a workshop to learn the history of England's oldest perfume retailer: 19 September
  • Future kitchens at Poggenpohl – a demonstration of technology and kitchen gadgets, 20 and 21 September
  • English interiors style clinic at Jane Churchill – an opportunity to delve into the quintessential English interior styles: 24 September
  • Curios and Curiouser – confessions of Pimlico Road design connoisseurs – a guided tour of Designed in SW1 led by walk company Fox & Squirrel: 17 and 22 September

For the full schedule of free and ticketed events, visit

Last Updated 09 September 2016