The 12th edition of London Design Festival, which took place between 13th-21st September, boasted a programme of 395 events staged by 270 partner organisations. An estimated direct audience of over 350,000 people, from over 75 countries attended, while a wider audience of over one million people came into contact with the major public commissions designed for the event.
Over 2000 international design businesses took part in the London Design Festival 2014 including exhibitors at the five design destinations – 100% Design, Decorex International, designjunction, Focus/14, Tent London & Superbrands London. Partners ranged from emerging design studios to established international designers, from major institutions to sole traders, all showing off their latest ideas and many launching products.
It is estimated that the participating companies will generate in excess of £45m in new business revenue as a result of involvement in the festival for 2014.