Chelsea College of Art and Design graduate Danda Jaroljmek created this glass and stainless steel box for a temporary installation for Greenpeace, which is campaigning against nuclear testing in China this year. Images of last year’s French nuclear testing are projected on the sides. These appear and disappear as the viewer moves around the coffin symbolising, wait for it, the invisible killer – radiation. The coffin has won the Michael Anthony Homes award for social architecture. Hmmm. As in architecture for the common people? What can it all mean?
Having won an award for services to design education, we chat to the designer about why craft isn’t as important as we might think, and why recycling is a con.
Design Partners has unveiled a wearable heart monitor vest, which aims to provide a more comfortable experience and deliver more accurate data.
The opening of the exhibition coincides with the upcoming COP26 climate conference, and interrogates how design can tackle the critical problem of waste.
We speak to baton designer Laura Nyahuye about the work behind the project and how her Zimbabwean heritage influenced the design.