Find Out What’s On for Fall Design Season in London

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Fall in London comes with a stacked series of design and art events across the city. From the massive sprawl of London Design Festival activities in September to Decorex, PAD London, and so much more in October, all the way to Cruise Ship Interiors Design Expo Europe in November, the list of interior design, furniture, and architecture events will keep you endlessly inspired in London this Fall of 2023!

London Design Events to Love Fall 2023

Open House Festival 2023

September 6 – 17

“Open House Festival is a two-week celebration of London’s homes, architecture and neighbourhoods. You can get inside some of London’s best known buildings, as well as some of its best kept secrets.”

London Design Festival 2023 | LDF 23

September 16 – 24

“London Design Festival celebrates and promotes the city as a design capital on the global stage.”

Districts across the city feature all sorts of fabulous events and launches. Here are a few we look forward to!


September 16 – 24 | London Design Festival


23 Great Titchfield Street

During LDF 23, home decor brand “MOOOI will launch an AI powered custom room fragrance experience inviting visitors to unleash their creativity and curate a room fragrance that embodies their personality and style.”


September 16 – 24 | London Design Festival

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APPARATUS London | Photo by Matthew Placek, Courtesy London Design Festival


No. 7 Mount Street

“New York interdisciplinary design studio APPARATUS will host an Open Gallery event on September 18 at its London space, which opened in May 2023 and houses lighting, furniture, and objects melding polished forms with textural materials that strike an equilibrium between the machine-made and the handmade.”

Holly Hunt

20 Grafton Street

Holly Hunt launches the new HH40 furniture and lighting collection defined by artful craftsmanship and introduces The Romantics, its first textiles and wall coverings collection, while ASSEMBLAGE demonstrates bespoke wallpaper craftsmanship live in the showroom.”

Ralph Pucci

18 Albemarle Street

For London Design Festival Fall 2023, “Ralph Pucci will present Beans, a new collection of lighting & furniture by influential Parisian designer Elizabeth Garouste.”


September 16 – 24 | London Design Festival

“During the annual London Design Festival, Brompton plays host to a series of exhibitions and events discovered in shops, showrooms, galleries and institutions, and a curated programme by Jane Withers Studio within the District championing experimental design. For 2023, the theme for Brompton’s pop-up programme ‘Conviviality – The Art of Living Together’ celebrates design’s ability to connect us with the people and places around us and to help us to live collaboratively.”

Luxury Living Group

254 Brompton Road

Luxury Living Group is leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of luxury furniture for some of the most important brands on the international scene: Versace, Dolce&Gabbana, Trussardi, Bentley Motors, and Bugatti, as well as its own brand, Luxence Luxury Living.”

Luxury Living Group London | Photo Courtesy of London Design Festival
Luxury Living Group London | Photo Courtesy of London Design Festival


September 16 – 24 | London Design Festival

“The Shoreditch Design Triangle is a cultural event that celebrates the creative industry in East London. It was established in 2008 as a vehicle for the designers, companies, and institutions situated in the East End to collaborate on the promotion of their activities during the London Design Festival and at other key periods in the year, such as Christmas and Easter.”

The Localist Cafe by Six Dots Design

September 21 – 23 @ Shoreditch Arts Club 6

“The Localist Café brings together over a dozen local creatives, makers, and manufacturers to create a functional cafe, within which visitors are invited to contemplate the value of objects made locally.” Explore >>

Pick Me Up – Textile Tapestry by Aida Shoreditch

September 16 – 24 @ 133 Shoreditch High Street

“This year, AIDA has partnered with local textile artist Llinos Owen and will be showcasing a series of Owen’s unique collection of textured tapestries.” Explore >>

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Possible Mirror & IAP Fine Art by Possible Mirror

September 16 – 24 @ Studio 37d Princlet Street

“For SDT 23, we are pleased to feature some of our new mirror designs. Our mirrors are conceived and produced as unique pieces which sit in the space between art and design.” Explore >>

Layers by Town House

September 16 – 24 @ 5 Fournier Street

“Rosamund Coady and Reed Wilson join forces in the exhibition Layers at Town House, in Fournier Street, Spitalfields. A ceramicist and an artist using ordinary objects to examine the world around them.” Explore >>

The House Launches the Bedroom & Study by M.A.H

September 16 – 24 @ 2b Vyner Street

“The House, a renowned destination for art, bespoke furniture, design classics, and vintage collectibles, is excited to announce the new rotation of its retail space and online store with the unveiling of ‘The Bedroom and Study’.” Explore >>

New Collections A/W 2023 by SIMONGOFF4321

September 16 – 22 @ Floor_Story, Nile Street

For LDF 23, “East London Rug dealer and Design House FLOOR_STORY, reveal new collections in collaboration with Amechi Mandi, Gill Thorpe, and including a partnership with female weavers from Afghanistan.” Explore >>

Donna Wilson 20 Years – Unravelling Two Decades of Design by DONNAWILSON

September 16 – 24 @ 135 Bethnal Green Road

“Donna Wilson’s 20-year anniversary show will bring classic designs from throughout her career together with new, unseen work.” Explore >>

Re-Create by Solid Floor

September 16 – 24 @ 7a Ezra Street

“Solid Floor has been supplying and installing bespoke timber flooring for over 25 years. For SDT23, they have gathered a selection of designers from diverse fields and crafts and given them a unique task.” Explore >>

Focus /23

September 18 – 22
Design Centre Chelsea Harbour

“Over five days, it brings together an unrivalled line-up of world-class brands, talented makers, creatives, and thought leaders who will influence interior design in the months to come. Our unmatched reach has never been stronger, cementing Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour’s position as a vital design hub.”

Hotel Summit

September 18 – 19
Radisson Hotel & Conference Centre, London Heathrow

The Hotel Summit “is a long-standing, personalised event for hospitality professionals and leading suppliers alike. For more than two decades, Hotel Summit has been bringing together senior hospitality professionals with key-industry suppliers for a series of one-to-one meetings, exclusive networking opportunities and premium seminar programmes.”

Material Matters

September 20 – 23
Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf

“After a hugely successful inaugural edition, Material Matters returns in 2023. Based on the critically acclaimed podcast of the same name, the fair brings together over 40 world-leading brands, designers, makers, manufacturers and organisations to celebrate the importance of materials and their ability to shape our lives.”

London Design Fair 2023

September 21 – 24
Truman Brewery

“The UK’s largest and most influential design fair will make its much-anticipated return on 21 – 24 September 2023. London Design Fair (formerly Tent London) is recognised as the UK’s leading showcase of cutting-edge design, brands, makers, pavilions, and galleries, returning to the creative heart of London at the iconic Truman Brewery this September.”

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Design Central, North West

September 26 – 27
Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire

Explore inspirational designs and innovative products by reputable suppliers and luxury brands at this two-day show.

Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair

October 3 – 8
Evolution London, Battersea Park

“The Autumn edition of The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair will be held from 3-8 October 2023 at Evolution London (The Marquee) in Battersea Park. The antiques, textiles, design and arts fair has been a cornerstone event in the art and design calendar since 1985 and continues to captivate buyers.”


October 8 – 11
Olympia London

Decorex is “a high-end interior design exhibition that has united the finest talents in the industry for 45 years!” If you are looking the luxury design in London in Fall 2023, this is the place to be.

Formed with Future Heritage 2023

October 9 – 13
Design Centre, Chelsea Harbor

“Formed with Future Heritage will bring exceptional work by contemporary makers to the home of design and decoration – Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour. Next-generation talent and limited-edition pieces by independent makers will be exhibited, reflecting creativity and craftsmanship in the contemporary arts  – from sculpture to ceramics, wood and metal artwork, furniture and lighting.”

PAD London

October 10 – 15
Berkeley Square, Mayfair

“Founded in 2007 by fourth-generation Parisian antique dealer Patrick Perrin, PAD London is the only fair in the UK exclusively dedicated to 20th-century and contemporary Design. PAD fairs cultivate eclecticism, authenticity and connoisseurship with unparalleled passion and flair. Their refined setting is designed to inspire collectors, art consultants, museum curators, interior specialists, design practitioners, and the public, making PAD the only event of its kind.”


October 11 – 15
The Regent’s Park

Frieze “is one of the world’s most influential contemporary art fairs, focusing only on contemporary art and living artists, and takes place each October in The Regent’s Park, in the heart of London. The 2023 edition marks the 20th anniversary of Frieze London, with a dynamic programme and special initiative Artist-to-Artist, where eight world-renowned artists propose a counterpart for a solo exhibition at the fair.”

Independent Hotel Show

October 16 – 17
Olympia London

“Independent Hotel Show is the only industry event dedicated entirely to the needs of luxury and boutique hoteliers. We strive to deliver a guest experience above and beyond that of the typical trade show so whether you’re looking for inspiration from our sublime designers, innovation from leading technology suppliers, or simply to discover something new for your hotel, we’re confident you’ll discover the solutions you are searching for!”

Cruise Ship Interiors Design Expo Europe

November 29 – 30
ExCeL London

“A gateway for the cruise interiors supply chain to meet with the most esteemed cruise lines, designers, and shipyards. Cruise Ship Interiors Design Expo Europe caters exclusively to the European cruise interior design industry.”

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