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.
Luke Powell and Jody Hudson-Powell have worked on the new identity system, which has been designed to help the museum attract a broader new audience.
The company’s new identity has been designed by Studio Sutherl&, the consultancy behind Royal Mail’s Agatha Christie stamps from 2016.
Hancock, an MP for the Department for Culture, Digital, Media and Sport, has pledged to prioritise the protection of intellectual property and original ideas.
Individual designers are able to submit their furniture designs directly to TalentLab, and products will be sold on the Made.com site depending on how many customers pledge their interest in