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Lladró launches its new porcelain collection today. The Fantasy was designed in-house by artistic director Jaime Hayón.

1 Lladró launches its new porcelain collection today. The Fantasy was designed in-house by artistic director Jaime Hayón.


2 Fitch has designed a range of T-shirts for London-based homeless youth charity Depaul Trust.


3 The Monuments is an installation by artist Terry Duffy, created for the Liverpool Independents 2008 Biennial, to be unveiled on 18 September. The 3m-high site-specific artworks will sit within Martins Bank Building, 4 Waters Street, Liverpool, a building that is awaiting development. Organiser British Art & Design Association plans to take the project to buildings across Europe to get visitors thinking about the history and context of developments.


4 The Peggy Guggenheim Collection museum in Venice has commissioned Benetton’s communication research centre Fabrica to design these bowls as part of its Who is Peggy Collection. The museum celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.


5 Red Design has created an illustration inspired by the word ‘hysteria’ for forthcoming French art and fashion magazine Deleted Scenes, which will be launched this autumn.


6 Furniture retailer Skandium, in conjunction with Wästberg, will premiere a range of home and public space lighting, based on functionality and eco principles. The first four models, designed by Ilse Crawford, Jean-Marie Massaud, James Irvine and Claesson Koivisto Rune, are launched at Skandium, 247 Brompton Road, London SW3, today.



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