Eight British glass designers have this week been shortlisted for the 2003 Jerwood Applied Arts Prize, which will commemorate innovation in contemporary glass design. The shortlisted are Alexander Beleschenko, Katharine Coleman, Matthew Durran, Amber Hiscott, Angela Jarman, Helen Maurer, Colin Rennie and Koichiro Yamamoto (Half Empty/Half Full 4 pictured). Their work encompasses a broad range of techniques including sculpture, object and installation-based projects. The eight finalists will be profiled at the Crafts Council Gallery in London from 21 August to 5 October and the £15 000 prize will be awarded in September.
New research suggests that while businesses value the importance of design, they are less willing to involve creatives at board level. Looking at the benefits of creative decision-making, Mat
The Leeds-based restaurant has been given a new visual identity by Dutchscot, which plays on the theme of “togetherness” by combining traditional motifs from Yorkshire and Japan.
This week is national Refugee Week, a seven-day series of art, film, music and theatre events celebrating the contributions of refugees to the UK. We mark the
The publisher’s annual awards saw 2,100 design students submit book cover interpretations for Animal Farm, A Brief History of Time and Noughts & Crosses — a judging panel has whittled