Muji and Thonet have collaborated to launch a furniture range based on two historic Thonet styles. James Irvine has created the Bentwood collection, inspired by the 214 chair, while Konstantin Grcic has designed the Tubular Steel collection, based on Bauhaus designs. Both will be available in Muji stores from August.
The week-long festival will also host speakers including interaction design expert Daljit Singh and representatives from Heatherwick Studio.
His installation for London Design Festival draws on a number of inspirations, from clubbing in the 1990s to fake Crimean villages.
Form and functionality have long been the focus of design, but a growing number of designers are shifting away from this, creating projects that prioritise history, culture and narrative in
The new look, which includes revised colours, illustration guides, graphics and a bespoke typographic styling, aims to strengthen Duolingo’s brand identity across its expanding product line.