New Labour’s message that high quality design can improve our lives seems to be getting through already. To London’s criminal fraternity, at least. Smash and grab raiders paid a visit to the Vitra Showroom in London’s Grosvenor Street in the early hours of 1 June, making off with a 3000 Eames Lounge Chair. Strangely, the matching sidestool was left behind. If you have been offered a cheap Eames chair in black leather with a cherry wood frame, or would like to sell one, do let us know.
“Individuality” and “playful” patterns and colours were key to the project, which includes designs for Graphcore’s intelligence processing units
With over 1000 images spanning 90 years, including “never been seen” and unfinished works, the Taschen book aims to be the “definitive” publication on the history of the famous mouse.
The Taking Care of You campaign is aimed at those working in emergency departments and looks to change the hospital working culture of achievement and performance coming before self-care.
Lume, which has been developed by Imagination, can be used to present research in 3D from fields including science, medicine, astronomy and finance.