Design that pushes the boundaries of the domestic realm is examined in James Soane’s book New Home. The Project Orange director – formerly at Conran & Partners – considers architectural approaches from the age-old problem of shelter to modern questions of comfort. Works by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Minoru Yamasaki are assessed alongside those of John Pawson and Sarah Wigglesworth. New Home is published on 16 June by Conran Octopus, priced £50.
The official organisation for Girl Guides in the UK has overhauled its range of activities, including new skills such as coding, human rights and inventing, and has commissioned studio Red
Sam Jacob Studio has been commissioned to design the exhibition spaces and interiors of the new Cartoon Museum, and will work with graphic design studio Fraser Muggeridge to create a
Kin Design has created interactive installations for the Eden Project’s new permanent show Invisible Worlds, which delves into the fascinating stories of miniscule micro-organisms, and the impact humans have made
Research shows that over half of designers have been to university, compared to a third of the UK workforce on a whole. We chat to Hilary Chittenden, senior foundation manager