The Blow Up range of containers by the Campana brothers is being launched as part of Alessi’s spring/summer range. Created ‘with the idea of assembling hypothetical offcuts of steel wire and welding them together’, the Blow Up family of products is part of the Brazilian-born duo’s attempt to ‘express the contradictions of urban chaos’ using ‘hybrid, primitive forms’. The citrus basket (pictured) is made of stainless steel tubes, moulded together and measures 35 x 35 cm. Other designers featured in the collection include Ron Arad, Alessandro Mendini, Stefano Giovannoni, Miriam Mirri, Marta Sansoni and Richard Sapper.
Speaking at this year’s D&AD Festival in London, the graphic designer talks about the weird and wonderful world of Wes, brutal 8am starts and why her job felt like “playing
Creative director Jenny Theolin has launched a new platform that will name studios which treat their junior employees well based on “positive” reviews, rather than a “black-list” that shames companies.
The 30 shortlisted designs for this year’s Loewe Craft Prize will go on display at the museum this May, and the overall winner will be awarded €50,000.
The shortlist of 200 illustrators has been whittled down from over 3,000 entries, and will go on display at Somerset House in June.