Folding Back the Years, until 2 December. Photographer Brian Bignell exhibits a previously unseen body of work based on 1960s icons.
Venue: Redferns Music Picture Gallery, 3 Bramley Road, London W10.
Nika Zupanc, until 3 December. Slovenian product designer Zupanc presents her first UK solo collection.
Venue: The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow G1 3NU.
Photography Auction, 15 October, organised by the Royal College of Art to raise funds for its new photography graduate award, is an opportunity to acquire work by the college’s artists.
Venue: White Space, County Hall Gallery, County Hall, London SE1.
Open – A Festival of Contemporary Visual Arts, until 22 October. Based in a number of open studios, the event features performances, workshops, talks and exhibitions.
Venue: Various around Nottingham.
Fast Type, Slow Type, 16-18 October, is a typographic event featuring international speakers, exhibitions and workshops.
Venue: The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Birmingham B9 4AA.
Workplace Trends, 19 October, is a series of lectures on the evolution of the workplace and its design implications, aimed at those working in the construction and property sectors.
Venue: Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1.