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 council has chosen design consultants Publica to provide strategic oversight for its £235 million plan, which may include “more plants, reduced traffic and fewer building emissions”.
Some 25 years on from its first launch, the series dedicated to great thinkers and philosophers is being updated with 20 more titles.
The visual refresh hopes to make the data-heavy environmental and energy resources magazine stand out from its competitors.
D&AD foundations director Paul Drake advises design graduates and those studying to make the most of the current spirit of “generosity” in the industry.