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.
The Guardian Media Group’s Sunday paper, The Observer, has launched a biannual, print design magazine, which looks to bridge the gap between consumer and specialist publications.
Online art shop RoomFifty has worked with studio Intoart, commissioning four disabled creatives to design prints that are being sold for £20 each.
Protests against climate change and ecological destruction are currently taking place across the world – we speak to graphic designer, Clive Russell, about how the eco group has used creativity
Samsung says its Space Monitor has been designed to address the customer desire for more deskspace by offering an elegant solution, which allows the product to blend into its environment.