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Make Yourself Comfortable – contemporary furniture at Chatsworth Video

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

Chatsworth is set to host a major exhibition of furniture design, featuring work from the likes of Thomas Heatherwick, Amanda Levete and Marc Newson.

Babybjörn babysitter, 1961

Nordic design for children

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 | By Sam Warner

Designmuseum Danmark in Copenhagen will run an exhibition exploring art, design and architecture for children.

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A stylish lamp for those with Seasonal Affective Disorder

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

22-year-old designer Steve Swanton has created a lamp that bridges aesthetics and treatment for those with the condition.

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Jason Bruges Studio designs “theatre in the sky" light installation at London's Shard

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

The consultancy has created a daily changing light display that will be projected from the top of the Shard in London from 19-31 December.

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Wheelchair design: why should it be functional and not fashionable? Video

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

Campaign website Blue Badge Style aims to unite fashion and wheelchairs through a current design project with Brunel University.

Shelf

Sebastian Bergne makes books fly

Tue, 4 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Fiction is an “invisible” bookshelf that gives the impression of a stack of books either balancing at an impossible angle or toppling from a pile.

Film Furniture

You’ve seen the film, now buy the furniture

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Form co-founder Paula Benson is launching an online resource that will help film fans find the furniture featured in their favourite movies.

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Give fleece a chance

Thu, 9 Oct 2014

 West London’s Design Centre Chelsea Harbour has unveiled something of a woolly concept to mark the imminent art fair madness taking over London next week.

Denju Narita at Tokyo Design Week

Playfulness, fun and theatrics - our view on Tent and Super Brands 2014

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 | By Emily Gosling

The east London interiors behemoths have taken an unexpectedly experimental turn.

Alex Garnett, Dead Sexy

London Design Festival Preview: Designersblock

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 | By Emily Gosling

This year, Designersblock has upped sticks from its former home at the Southbank, crossing the river to take up residency in Clerkenwell.

Foto Botanika Wallpaper by Clinton Friedman

Africa Calling showcases contemporary African design

Thu, 4 Sep 2014 | By Emily Gosling

The new Africa Calling design showcase comes to London’s Southbank centre next weekend.

Wedgwood

Save the Wedgwood Collection Video

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The Art Fund has launched an appeal to buy the Wedgwood Collection – a body of more than 80,000 historical pieces that is in danger of being separated and sold off.

Scotland

What would independence mean for Scotland's design industry?

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 | By Tom Banks

We get the views of Scottish consultancies and those with major Scottish clients.

 Alvar Aalto Stool 60

I've started so I'll Finnish

Mon, 30 Jun 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Product and furniture designer and architect Alvar Aalto, and architecture photographer Ola Kolehmainen are being celebrated at a new London show opening next month.

Flat Tables

Jo Nagasaka's pieces see 'design as renewing of knowledge'

Tue, 24 Jun 2014 | By Emily Gosling

The furniture designer’s beautiful new pieces aim to ‘notice something unseen before’.


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