18–21 september
bargehouse, oxo tower wharf, london




the brands taking part

Material Matters showcases a curated mix of over 40 world-leading brands, designers, makers and organisations to celebrate the importance of materials and their ability to shape our lives. From product design, furniture and lighting to metal, ceramics, textiles or technology, the brands and makers on display are at the leading edge of contemporary design.


Studio sanne visser



ROOM 9

Locally Grown is an interactive installation that invites visitors to explore their hair as a new material with great potential. The installation offers a chance to experience the full journey from fibre to product through live hair cuts, spinning, ropemaking demonstrations and an exhibition of design objects. Studio Sanne Visser have invited several designers approach to regenerative and circular design, to collaborate on a series of unique objects that incorporates the studio’s hair yarn, cord and rope.

The exhibition is supported by the The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and is co-curated with Company, Place.


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