The future’s designers showcase in Shoreditch

Isolyn wool felt flower bag Photo: Isolyn/East London Design Show

Isolyn wool felt flower bag Photo: Isolyn/East London Design Show

The annual East London Design Show will showcase the works of 120 independent UK designers at Shoreditch Town Hall December 3-6.

Launched in 1994, the exhibition has developed into the ultimate alternative venue to spot up-and-coming talent, attracting buyers from New York and Tokyo. This year it will welcome designers from from Paris, Seattle and Moscow.The event will showcase everything from accessories, clothes and stationery to home decor and furniture. New designers will feature side by side with those of established names such as Michelle Mason and award-winning children’s games designer MillerGoodman.

Touted as “one of London’s biggest and best design fairs” (Time Out) and “‘the’ place to pick up tomorrow’s products today” (The Guardian), the show will offer a chance not only to take the pulse of contemporary art and design but also to get smart, affordable gifts just in time for Christmas shopping.

Children can enjoy hands-on experience at the outer-space themed craft workshops and take part in the competition for the best creation.

The show opens is open this weekend from 10 to 6 pm. Admission is £4 for adults and £2 for concessions. Accompanied children aged 15 and under are free. For 2 for 1 offers and more information, visit the website at

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