The Chai chair, designed and manufactured by Wales and Wales, was originally created for the conference suite at the Boston Volunteer Centre in Lincolnshire. It features leather upholstery by Davison Highley (which is also a Spectrum exhibitor) and is available with or without arms.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
A new fundraising book features contributions from Manchester creatives including Peter Saville and Malcolm Garrett, which have been inspired by Tony Walsh’s poem This is the Place.
As Design Manchester celebrates its fifth birthday, we pick out our top exhibitions to catch at the festival, including a tribute to the book covers of Mancunian literary legend Anthony
Atlas has created the branding for the new fashion label, which will also be contributed to by other industrial and product designers.