ViaductContemporary interior design with a twist
Clerkenwell is famous as a foodie neighbourhood but also as a design neighbourhood – designer furniture, tiles, lighting, kitchens, homewares and indeed art. One of the first stores to open here back in 1993 was Viaduct from contemporary design pioneers Kate Hayward, John Werner and James Mair and it’s still going strong.
Viaduct is named for its purpose, to act as a ‘bridge’ connecting designers to those interested in their work and for over 25 years these interior architects have brought everyone from Ron Arad to Tom Dixon and Philippe Starck to their fantastic showroom.
Dropping in here on any given day is a homebody design lover’s wet dream: the light filled, massive space sources and showcases gorgeous pieces of authentic contemporary design from across the globe.
If your pockets are full you’ll order a new sofa or a delicate table lamp and if not you’ll browse and fill up on ideas of items that might fit your space for future times when you’re ready to splash the cash.
Situated on Summers Street Viaduct also hosts regular events and exhibitions of upcoming designers, talks and more. The likes of Muller Van Severen, Philipp Mainzer and Stefan Diez all launched their work at Viaduct. In other words, this is no Ikea – not that we don’t like Ikea – but a place where furniture is art and a blissful place to visit. An art gallery for interior design.
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