Design Directory: Great Britain, by Penny Sparke, is published by Pavilion Books on 19 April. It is part of a series of books exploring countries with strong design backgrounds. Priced £9.99, it features an A-Z of classic and cult designs and a design history of Britain.
The Wild lets users design spaces and share their vision “in real time”, which the company claims can help bridge the gap between ideas and reality
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.