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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’.

Index

Is this the future of office design?

Tue, 24 Jun 2014 | By Emily Gosling

We look at the fruits of a four-year Herman Miller study into the office of the future.

Congo chair

Mattia Bonetti's furniture demonstrates 'art imitating nature'

Wed, 18 Jun 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Bubble gum, armour and the Congo are among the inspirations behind the work of furniture designer Mattia Bonetti.

The series

Dem Bones

Tue, 17 Jun 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Artist Stuart Semple has created a series of skeletal chairs, all inspired by the song Dem Bones.

Red Cranes Cranes and City II. Linocut 2013. Commissioned by Pinsent Masons.

Through the Wormhole

Thu, 12 Jun 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Furniture company Wormhole Design has teamed up with printmaker Paul Catherall for a lovely new London exhibition.

Cibelle Cavalli Bastos, 'Brasilia' 2013.

Fancy a Pinta?

Tue, 10 Jun 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Pinta London’s celebration of industrial design from Brazil and Mexico opens this week.

Index

London Design Festival 2014 will feature mirrored ceilings and a ‘Drone Aviary’

Fri, 16 May 2014 | By Tom Banks

Sponsorship deals make series of headline installations possible, including ambitious Barber Osgerby and BMW project at the V&A.

Index

Etihad Airways revamps cabins with VIP ‘apartments’ and showers

Mon, 12 May 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The United Arab Emirates airline has worked with a consortium of UK design consultancies on the overhaul.

Forms that Reveal the Absurd -1307 by Harumi Nakashima (2014), represented by Yufuku Gallery

Collect 2014

Wed, 7 May 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

This year’s edition of the Collect crafts fair will feature specially created new work, a talks programme and a preview of a WW1 exhibition.

1991 Stool, 2014. De Natura Fossilium by Formafantasma, 2014

Explosive new work from Formafantasma

Wed, 30 Apr 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Studio Formafantasma’s new series of designs is inspired by the ‘culture of lava’ in the regions around the Mount Etna and Stromboli volcanoes in Sicily.

A Rum Fellow - Tribal Chairs

Clerkenwell Design Week highlights

Mon, 28 Apr 2014 | By Emily Gosling

This year’s Clerkwenwell Design Festival starts in less than a month, launching its fifth edition with a bigger line-up than ever.

Wedgewouldn't Tureen by Michael Eden

Craft Now

Fri, 25 Apr 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Artichokes, China and ‘acerbic narratives’ are among the influences informing the work of contemporary craftspeople, if a new show in Gateshead is anything to believe.


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