Design 2023

30 September 2023

architecture | interior | experience | product | furniture | graphics

In October 2023 the LCB creative programme focuses on Design with exhibitions, talks, workshops, networking, creative family activities and more at LCB Depot.

The exhibition showcases work from architects and interior designers, as well as furniture, product and graphic designers based in Leicester, and elsewhere in the UK. Open weekdays 9am-5pm from Monday October 2nd to Fri October 20th (+ when open for events). You can also follow the season on social media @lcbdepot with regular artists profiles and event info posts

Events (*elsewhere)

Fri September 29th, 5-8pm Season Launch be the first to see the exhibition, PLUS step into the world of Leicester based international experience designers HSD in VR (6.30-8pm). Part of Last Friday and @cqlates late openings and events in venues across Leicester’s Cultural Quarter. Gallery entry free, Last Friday tickets £2 in advance or £2.50 on the door 

* Sat October 7th, 12pm Guided Tour – Cultural Quarter. From The Curve and Maker’s Yard to the Phoenix and beyond, discover more about Leicester’s Cultural Quarter by joining this informative, architect-led guided walk covering the history and recent transformation of the area, from hosiery and boot-making to today’s creative industries. Part of Love Architecture Festival 2023. Meet outside LCB Depot

Weds 11th 3pm. Destroy, Develop or Design: How Should Leicester Grow? A presentation and discussion with the City Council’s Urban Design Lead and Senior Planning Team. More info and free tickets here

Weds 11th, 6.45-9pm Revitalising Jewry Wall, Haley Sharpe design. Presentation and discussion exploring the creative process for the revitalisation of Leicester’s Roman History Museum. more info and FREE tickets here

Sat 14th, 12-4pm Creative Family Day: Den City. Join us this month to help build LOTS of dens. Plus the return of the Apple Press! And harvesting what we’ve been growing in the garden this year. FREE tickets here. Part of @cqearlies. Creative activities in venues across Leicester’s Cultural Quarter. 

Sat 14th, 12-4pm Meet the Architect– bring your projects to a professional architect for free, drop in.

* Sat 14th 12pm. A Guided Walk of New Walk Justin Webber, Leicester City Council Senior Building Conservation Officer takes you on a tour around the picturesque pedestrian promenade of New Walk in Leicester. Meet at the top of New Walk, opposite Victoria Park. Part of Love Architecture Festival 2023

Weds 18th, 6-8pm. Accessibility and Design talk and discussion with ALL-IN Leicester and DMU Design Unit. Free tickets here

Thu 19th, 6pm. LRSA Awards Night. Join the Leicestershire and Rutland Society of Architects as they give out this years Presidents Prize, Photography Award, and East Midlands Housing Award. Part of Love Architecture Festival 2023

Exhibiting Artists

Begum Seckin
Dimple Patel – Luminous Productions
DMU Interior Design
DMU Product Design
Haley Sharpe Design
Hickman and Smith Architects
Inae You (SWC Leicester)
Michael Biagioni
Pickle Illustration
Pilot House
Stuart Hicking
Sumiko Eadon

Season image credit: @youinae