The list of things to do in London is endless. It doesn’t matter how many times you visit it, you’ve never seen it all in London. There’s always something new, from a pop-up burger joint in East London to a blockbuster exhibition at one of London’s galleries. There’s something different to experience every day in London. Best Design Guides gathered the best Design and Art Galleries in London because we don’t want for you to miss the best cultural spots over there!
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Roca London Gallery is a space designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, where you can enjoy a unique visual and interactive experience with Roca, the leading global bathroom brand. Design, innovation, sustainability and wellbeing are the hallmarks of Roca’s identity and the new Gallery presents information relating to these values to visitors through an evolving experience. It hosts social and cultural events, exhibitions and installations, as well as launches of Roca’s products.
David Gill is a pioneering gallerist of 20th Century and contemporary design. He produced some of the first furniture collections from Zaha Hadid to Mattia Bonetti and was one of the first people to show the work of artist Grayson Perry. David Gill broke new ground in championing the work of designers who have become world famous, from Marc Newson to Tom Dixon and Ron Arad. His latest gallery in St James’s demonstrates the significant role he has played in changing the status and perception of contemporary design internationally.
Hamiltons is one of the world’s foremost galleries specialising in the modern masters of photography. Owner Tim Jefferies has run the business for almost 30 years, and in that time, he has exhibited and represented iconic photographers.
Located in the heart of Mayfair, near Mount Street and Grosvenor Square, Hamiltons exhibitions can surprise and delight visitors.
FuturePlan is transforming the V&A by revitalising visitor facilities and redisplaying the collections. Using the best architects and designers, we are bringing the V&A into the 21st century and restoring modern design and innovation to the heart of the museum.
This new gallery, located alongside the Ceramics Study Galleries, presents the Museum’s outstanding collection of British and international furniture from the 15th century to the present day.
The Michael Hoppen Gallery’s main goal is to encourage the love, appreciation, and collecting of the photograph. The gallery opened in Chelsea on October 1st 1993 and has become a formidable presence in the international photography community.
Founded in November 2000, the Michael Hoppen Contemporary Gallery has become a major international photographic gallery over the past seven years.
The Mayor Gallery was the first gallery to open its doors in Cork Street. Founded by Fred Mayor (1903-1973) in 1925, many artists exhibited for the first time in England at the Mayor Gallery and included, amongst others, Bacon, Calder, Ernst, Klee, Masson, Miro and Paolozzi. The Mayor Gallery was also the centre of UNIT ONE, a group that included Henry Moore, Ben Nicholson, Paul Nash, Edward Wadsworth, Edward Burra and others.
Opened by Her Majesty The Queen in 1968, it is an outstanding example of sixties brutalist architecture and is one of the few remaining buildings of this style. The Hayward Gallery has a long history of presenting work by the world’s most adventurous and innovative artists. For free entry to all shows become a Southbank Centre Member.
19 Greek Street is London’s hub for international contemporary design honouring values of craftsmanship, sustainability and design aesthetics.
Established by Designer and Creative Director Marc Peridis, the 6-floor Victorian townhouse hosts an eclectic and contrasting mix of collections including: the UK outpost of ESPASSO – the much acclaimed specialists in modernist and contemporary Brazilian design, the supercycle, the Australian “up-cycling” design collective, and a collection room gathering 19 Greek Street’s own commissioned pieces by established and up and coming designers.
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