Books

The Chair: Rethinking Culture, Body and Design by Galen Cranz is published by Norton Book News on 7 October. Cranz traces the history of the chair through its use in different cultures and eras, evaluates its design and explores the impact it has had on our bodies. The book retails at 19.95.

Latest articles

Design Bridge acquired by WPP

The sale of the independent brand consultancy will see it retain its creative independence and management, while it has also revealed plans to expand to Shanghai.

Design Manchester 2017 announces line-up

The annual design festival is back for its fifth edition this October, and will feature Pentagram partner Naresh Ramchandani, Buzzcocks’ record sleeve designer Malcolm Garrett and an exhibition on Lucienne