Leeds Metropolitan University graduates will showcase at the Salone Satellite exhibition, which runs alongside the Milan Furniture Fair this week. Eight former Leeds Metropolitan students will present examples of their work, including Dominic Skinner’s biscuit-friendly tea mug and Paul ‘PJ’ Johnson’s stacking cube Russian Dolls home/work storage system. Design course leader Rupert Bozeat says the mug design – now in production with Mocha – is derived from Skinner’s experience of working on building sites, where he observed workers needed somewhere to put their biscuits between ‘dunks’.
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