London Design Festival 2021: Open Studios

Saturday 18th September 2021, 10:30 — 17:30

For London Design Festival 2021, Makerversity will be opening it’s doors to the public


Open Studios

Makerversity is a membership community of professional makers and disruptors – all businesses who are making something amazing for a living. We assemble this community in shared co-making spaces for radical and wonderful creative businesses working in ways no one can predict.This means we run physical spaces for a curated community of members, attracting and assembling the leading voices on innovation and future making. In short, we’re a catalyst that fuels the raw talent of today.

Between the weekend of 18th – 19th September Makerversity will open up its space, in the basement of the prestigious Somerset House, to the public. The team will give guided tours of the space and its community.

A selection of Our 250 members will open their studios, workshops, labs and offices to showcase their incredible practices. Our members range from designers, artists, creatives, makers, inventors and entrepreneurs working across themes such as material innovation, health tech and architecture, contemporary craft, digital manufacturing, and product design. They are customer-facing, brand-facing and future-facing. And they are as diverse as they are collaborative – all pushing the frontier of contemporary design and making

Getting there

Please go to the New Wing reception off Lancaster Place following on from Waterloo Bridge. Wait at reception and a team member will collect you.

Our space is accessible for disabled guests.

We are not open to the public so please arrive on time, we will wait 10 minutes just in case.

Covid Secure Rules

Our team will be wearing face coverings. We ask guests to please wear a face covering for the duration of the tour

Saturday 18th September 2021
10:30 — 17:30

New Wing, Somerset House
West Goods Service Yard, Victoria Embankment