Fortnum & Mason to host tea-themed installation

Fortnum & Mason is inviting visitors to take part in a tea party ritual at its flagship store in Piccadilly, London.

Fortnum & Mason to host tea-themed installation

The immersive installation, "Time for tea", will take place over nine days in September, throughout London Design Festival. 

Dutch design duo Scholten & Baijings is delivering a take on the ritual of tea, set on a six-metre-long table and featuring more than 80 products. 

Fortnum’s iconic Eau de Nil colour is providing the inspiration for the installation, with all furniture and products designed by Scholten & Baijings bearing the distinctive green hue. These will include a marble floor and tables in Eau and green upholstered chairs furnished by the brands Hay, Moroso and Karimoku. 

Fortnum & Mason is also developiong a porcelain tea set for the installation.

London Design Festival is taking place from 15 to 23 September.