London Design Festival 2016: everything you need to know

Now in its 14th year, the London Design Festival looks set to be its biggest yet, with hundreds of products launches, new creative spaces and imaginative installations across the capital's seven official design districts...

New homes in London: Islington Square

One of London’s historic Royal Mail depots changes address this week, creating a  first-class destination in its wake. Islington Square is a redevelopment of the Edwardian mail depot, which follows the move by Royal Mail to a new site in N1. 

Diary of an estate agent: Islington lettings

A bidding war and a new price record follows the £400,000 refurbishment of a one-bedroom flat. Plus an overseas student with £45,000 a year to spend on rent and a dapper drunk pops into the office.

Renting guide: Islington

New flats along the canal in Islington are popular with young professionals looking to rent one-bedroom flats.

Five things to do in June

From pop-up shops in the heart of the West End to New Designers 2012 at Islington, here’s our round-up of the best design events happening in London this month