The Designer's Guide to London

London is one of the most creative and exciting cities in the world. Designers move from all over the world to live in this vibrant metropolis and now, certain areas of London are home to more artists than anywhere else in Europe.

But what is it about the city that attracts all this creative talent? What do these artists do and where do they go to keep them inspired? Well, we asked London-based designers to send in their hang-out recommendations and, after an overwhelming response, we've collated the information to create this awesome designer's guide to London.

So if you're heading to this brilliant city and want to know the top places to eat, shop, go for a beer, visit, and much more, then look no further! We've even divided the designers' recommendations into six segments for you, so dive in and discover what's going on in London...


Design Landmarks





A quick note...

"We'd like to say a massive thank you to every single person who got in touch to offer help with this brilliant feature. We had an overwhelming response and still have many entries to add to each category so look out for your awesome suggestions in regular updates. Once again, thank you all - we couldn't have done it without you." - The Creative Bloq team

We'll be updating this post regularly, so mail us with your suggestions - and tell us about your London experiences in the comments below!

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The Creative Bloq team is made up of a group of design fans, and has changed and evolved since Creative Bloq began back in 2012. The current website team consists of seven full-time members of staff: Editor Georgia Coggan, Deputy Editor Rosie Hilder, Deals Editor Beren Neale, Senior News Editor Daniel Piper, Digital Arts and Design Editor Ian Dean, Tech Reviews Editor Erlingur Einarsson and Ecommerce Writer Abi Le Guilcher, as well as a roster of freelancers from around the world. The 3D World and ImagineFX magazine teams also pitch in, ensuring that content from 3D World and ImagineFX is represented on Creative Bloq.