The new Bruciapelo range of furniture designed by Brian Watson with Andrew McVittie was launched at the Salone del Mobile in Milan last weekend. The armchair (pictured below), two- and three-seater sofas, footstool and side table `contrast the textures of woven rattan and fabric upholstery’, says Watson, an independent consultant within the Amalgam group of freelance designers. The Bruciapelo furniture range has been hand-produced in Italy by Vittorio Bonacina & Co and is the first British-designed range that the manufacturer has worked on.
This week the Hindu festival of colours takes place, which sees communities across the world throw powder over each other to mark the start of Spring and celebrate love, joy
Experts on branding (Jack Renwick), social design (Sophie Thomas), exhibition design (Lucienne Roberts) are joined by Ustwo design director Helen Fuchs, The Guardian’s digital director Ben Longden and many more.
Mantzaris, who will be speaking at Offset design festival in Dublin this April, tells us all about what goes into making films such as Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs and
The symbols representing different sports have been created by Japanese graphic designer Masaaki Hiromura, and aim to communicate with an international audience.