September '18 Newsletter

An abundance of new collections from Future Icons

Hello, it's been a while! We hope you enjoyed the summer, we certainly did. Clients of Future Icons have been busy in their workshops designing and making brand new collections to showcase across the country for the annual London Design Festival. We have clients showcasing at Decorex, London Design Fair, Design Junction and the beautiful Mint Gallery. Read on to see a sneak peek of what will be released and how to get tickets for the respective shows.

Looks like we're all in for a busy month ahead - we hope to see you around London town. As ever, if you need information on any of our clients or would like to book an appointment to meet them please contact 

Decorex 2018 // CraftWork

Decorex has established itself as Europe’s leading interior design event, offering the finest furniture, lighting, textiles, craft and accessories from emerging and established names alike. The centrepiece of London Design Festival, Decorex provides an unparalleled opportunity for interior design professionals to discover exquisite creations from more than 400 international exhibitors.

New for 2018, CraftWork is a platform for the next generation of designers from across disciplines, each displaying products with the highest level of artisanal craftsmanship. This is a space to reconnect with the niche technique that goes into crafting one-of-a-kind pieces and meet the makers behind them.

Future Icons is pleased to announce that 6 of our clients have been selected to exhibit within the CraftWork feature at Decorex. Featuring: 

David Pringle (Sculptural lighting and furniture)  // PIPET (New interior fabrics range) // Kevin Stamper (Artworks and Furniture)  //Louis Jobst (Lighting )  // RHMB (Furniture)  // Zuzana Lalikova (Embroidered Artworks)

Decorex 2018
16-19 September 2018, Syon Park
Visit stands CW3 - CW9 to view collections
here for further information and tickets to the show

designjunction // Doon Street

designjunction is a curated exhibition of cutting-edge design. Set across three exciting venues on the South Bank, expect to discover 200 international brands and boutique shops, hundreds of product launches, outdoor installations, major brands as well as delicious pop-up eateries and bars.

The Doon Street site will feature the best in contemporary furniture as well as accessories and materials from leading international design brands alongside a selection of emerging designers. It will also house temporary pop-up shops offering a vast array of products from fashion accessories, homeware pieces, textiles and stationery attracting both retail buyers and design-savvy consumers. 

Future Icons is pleased to announce that Kei Tominaga (stand c35) will return to designjunction within the new Doon Street site on London's Iconic South Bank. 

20-23 September 2018, 3 venues across the South Bank, SE1
here for further information and tickets to the show

London Design Fair // British Craft Pavilion

Located in the creative heart of East London, the London Design Fair is a four-day industry event that brings together 550 exhibitors from 36 countries, including; independent designers, established brands, international country pavilions, features and exhibitions.

For 2018 the British Craft Pavilion returns with an exciting new project on an even larger scale. Partnering with Hole and Corner, 40 makers will be selected to take part in an outstanding display of British craftsmanship.

Future Icons is pleased to announce that Jo Davies  (stand 5.22) has been selected to exhibit within the British Craft Pavilion  this year. 

London Design Fair
20-23 September 2018, Old Truman Brewery, EC1
here for further information and tickets to the show

Introducing Future Icon's newest client:

Judy McKenzie MA RCA

A recent graduate from the Royal College of Art's Ceramics and Glass programme, Judy McKenzie's postgraduate collection focuses on celebrating the Japanese ceramic processes of Nerikomi and Kintsugi. Her hand built artworks have led her to win international awards and the attention of numerous galleries and press alike.

Judy McKenzie can be found in two major showcases over the next two months:

During the London Design Festival:

17-24 September (closed Monday)
Mint Luminates 
Mint, 2 North Terrace, SW3 2BA & LDF listing 

In October:

Thrown Contemporary Graduate Show 2018
5-17 October 2018

26 Highgate High Street, London, N6 5JG