5 Cromwell Place housed three different shows this year during the London Design Festival. Young Creative Poland was organised as part of POLSKA! YEAR, aiming to bring Polish culture to a wide UK audience. It showcased a group show of emerging young designers from Poland (as for example Tomek Rygalik with his Corian light series and the new Warsaw based design studio Kompott). Also in the building was the production office of our friends from The Incidental, a community-generated news pamphlet and website which offers debate, reviews, news updates and recommendations and is organized by the British Council.
Another show was "Three Yet One" - a design exhibition that explores the role different media play in shaping our understanding and perception of objects. Curated by Parallel Projects as part of the Brompton Design District, it showcased the work of twelve emergent designers working across Europe.
"Three yet one" takes as starting point Joseph Kosuth "One and Three Chairs" art piece, but rather that presenting an object from the same point of view with different media, "Three yet one" interest is to widen the understanding of the object by showing the objects from different angles.
Brit Leissler lives and acts between London and Berlin. After receiving a Master degree in product design from the Royal College of Art in London she started her own Shoot the Stylist! design studio. She also works as a design educator for various institutions and founded Punch'n'Cuddle Ltd., producing and distributing her own products.
When taking a break from the design world she writes, sings and composes quirky electronic pop or travels the planet. Brit loves all forms of eccentricity, joins up the dots and aims to get into interesting conversations with all kinds of weird and wonderful people. As a hardcore digital camera gunslinger she shoots everything that moves and grooves. She doesn't eat animals, is hot for cheese, loves the Kensington Squirrels, robotic dance moves and life enhancing ideas.