British metal design is coming to London with the opening next month of the Metal Gallery in Mayfair, which will showcase the work of metalsmiths and stage temporary exhibitions on jewellery, architecture and sculpture. The gallery’s first exhibition, Ladysmiths, opens on 5 June and presents the designs of six female silversmiths, Ane Christensen, Tara Coomber, Ndidi Ekubia, Rauni Higson (candlesticks pictured), Justine Huntley and Yvonne Reouf Smith. The gallery was founded and designed by Francis Raeymaekers.
The past weekend saw the return of NASA’s well-loved wordmark, after nearly three decades of retirement – to celebrate, publishing outfit Standards Manual have launched a new book.
As the weather gets warmer and lockdown continues, it’s another month of digital events for the design community, from virtual V&A tours to pub sign crawls.
More details have been finalised for the “tapering” of the Government’s furlough scheme, and a further (final) payment has been scheduled for self-employed workers.
Design studio SomeOne has designed the visual identity for Ocean Saver, a cleaning product that uses dissolvable pods to avoid waste.