Gavin Thomson Design has created a seating product called Benchmarque, which has been pioneered using a new laser-cutting process that enables one-off designs to be cut into metal. GTD founder Gavin Thomson says he not only hopes to exploit the various opportunities in corporate branding afforded by the product, but also to roll it out with councils and local authorities. ‘We are in conversation with the Mayor’s Office in Venice right now – the concept is gathering interest from all areas,’ he says.
The games company’s Labo kit features flat-pack cardboard sheets that can be transformed into pianos, motorbikes and fishing rods when combined with the Nintendo Switch console.
An online survey of over 1,200 illustrators has found that the majority think they would struggle financially if illustration was their only source of income.
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The museum is set to open in September, and will include permanent galleries showcasing historical and current Scottish design and a temporary exhibition on the cultural impact of ocean liners.