Dezeen’s Designed in Hackney Day

If you’re into design and architecture, you may have heard of a little website called Dezeen. Despite the global scale of their website, yesterday they produced a very special, localised series of talks and showcases celebrating the designers and architects of the borough of Dezeen’s own headquarters – Hackney. I thoroughly enjoyed the presentations (especially the fast-paced Pecha Kucha), and even though I’m not a designer I was still very inspired by the day. Top speaker for me was Luke from PearsonLloyd, whose wonderful 6 minute talk about motivation really gave this graduate heart about entering the working world.

Here are some snaps I got of some of the products on display and for sale. Do check out their links, and please forgive my photography skills.

20120801-230341.jpgPigeon Light by Ed Carpenter

20120801-230356.jpgI was excited to see this in real life: Crystal Bulb by Lee Broom

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20120801-230443.jpgStyrene Lamp by Paul Cocksedge

20120801-230502.jpgPlumen Bulb by Hulger in collaboration with Sam Wilkinson

20120801-230515.jpgFrank, Ernest and Henry Pouffes by Donna Wilson

All images are my own. Woohoo.

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