One of the biggest design events of the year, Decorex 2019, is almost here! Known for its inspiring multiculturalism, impressive historical sights, delicious restaurants, phenomenal architecture, majestic gardens and infinite agenda for every taste, London just won’t let you down for a single second. Decorex International is coming soon at the Olympia, so you know what that means – tailored seminars, wonderful exhibitors and design-minded discoveries, from 6-9 October. CovetED brings you our ultimate London luxury guide, so you can enjoy the city to its fullest while at the event!
The Langham is located in the heart of the West End with world-class shopping, nightlife and theatres on your doorstep. From the first-class service to the harmonious interior architecture, the Langham is certainly a great choice. See for yourself!
At the forefront of the luxury hotel scene for 130 years, the Savoy welcomes guests for an experience that continuously evolves to meet the desires of the modern traveller. Looking for an unforgettable stay in London? This gem by the Thames River is a pure delight!
A celebrated Art Deco property, the Sheraton Grand London Park Lane Hotel offers a prime destination in Mayfair. With comfortable facilities that will make you feel right at home, make sure you don’t miss the Italian restaurant and the cocktail bar on site. You’ve been warned!
Staying at the Shangri-La means staying in the capital’s highest hotel, in one of the world’s most iconic buildings, the Shard, whilst enjoying panoramic skyline views that connect you to the whole city. An infinity-edge sky pool, 4 restaurants and the most pleasant rooms and suites tell the rest of the story.
The Gallery at Sketch
Designed by the iconic India Mahdavi, the Gallery is like a fairytale in real life. Playful and pinky in equal doses, this restaurant is dedicated to good food, art and music. Humour meets elegance here and you’re all invited to be part of the experience!
The Ivy restaurant has been a firm fixture on London’s dining and social scene since its foundation in 1917. Renowned for its food, Executive Chef Gary Lee creates balanced seasonal lunch and dinner menus that place the Ivy classics alongside a contemporary global palette, incorporating more Asian dishes, salads and vegetables and a “sea and shells” section. Glamour is all around!
Comprising of three spaces that recall the heady-glamour of the Modern American era, Christopher’s brings you a Martini bar on the ground floor, an elegant dining room on the first floor and a secluded club room on the lower ground floor for private events. It’s all of this plus an amazing decor!
A richly decorated dining room naturally illuminated during the day by a domed glass roof while seductively aglow under softly lit chandeliers in the evening, Michelin-starred Céleste offers a truly memorable fine dining experience. Honouring British heritage and provenance with modern European creativity, Céleste’s aim is to take you on a culinary journey of great flavours and food with a real story.
The British Museum, in the Bloomsbury area of London, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture. Its permanent collection of some eight million works is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence, having been widely sourced during the era of the British Empire. Highly recommended if you’re in town!
Victoria and Albert Museum
The Victoria and Albert Museum in London is the world’s largest museum of applied and decorative arts and design, as well as sculpture, housing a permanent collection of over 2.27 million objects. It was founded in 1852 and named after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. All in all, a never-ending journey of discovery is what you can expect.
The National Gallery
The National Gallery is an art museum in Trafalgar Square in the City of Westminster, in Central London. Founded in 1824, it houses a collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th Century to 1900. One of the most visited museums in the world, the National Gallery’s entry is free apart from a few ticketed exhibitions.
Tate Modern is a modern art gallery that holds the national collection of British art from 1900 to the present day, and international modern and contemporary art. This is also a highly visited museum, pulling in approximately 5.8 million visitors in 2018. Endless Rhythm by Robert Delaunay or Pablo Picasso‘s Figure dans un Fauteuil can be seen here.
For more than 15 years, Moooi has inspired and seduced the world with sparkling and innovative designs. With this unique and iconic mix of lighting, furniture and accessories, which outlast everyday interiors, Moooi creates interior environments decorated with an inspiring variety of patterns and colours. The art direction of the company is in the hands of Marcel Wanders.
What do we mean by “modern furniture”? For Poltrona Frau it is a concept that goes well beyond designing and producing designer armchairs and sofas. It is a living philosophy embodied by a complete range of different objects with specific personalities which are nonetheless united by an invisible thread. London is the perfect place to meet this amazing concept!
A leading design company, founded in 1949 by Giulio Castelli and now run by Claudio Luti, Kartell is one of the symbols of Italian design around the world. A success story told through an incredible series of products – furniture, furnishings, lighting, home accessories – that have become part of the domestic landscape, not to mention actual contemporary design icons.
Covet London is a private show flat in the heart of the world’s design capital. Conceived with different collections of furniture, lighting and accessories, the apartment and its professionals are ready to inspire all the visitors with a private tour over amazing stories behind the pieces. A highly trained team is waiting to tell every detail of each brand, to answer all questions and to help to finish projects on time by showing the best choices. Book your visit here!
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