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.
Recycling symbols used on packaging in the UK are unclear and inconsistent argues Butterfly Cannon’s innovation and sustainability manager Jenny Greenwood, who is looking to Denmark for inspiration.
The project has a contract value of £50,000 to £100,000 and will include the design of a brand toolkit, visual toolkit and assets.
Our picks this month feature an antique book shop in Paris and a candle-lit restaurant in Copenhagen.
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