Wave is a bench designed by Jens Bredsdorff and Carsten Schmidt for UK manufacturer Allermuir. The stainless steel frame supports the moulded wavy seat, which features a rock maple veneer. The product, created for galleries, reception areas and other high-profile public seating situations, continues the Lancashire manufacturer’s policy of commissioning contemporary design.
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.
As World Mental Health Day takes place this week, we speak to designers, freelance creatives and illustrators about their experiences of mental illness or issues, and ask