Isokon Plus launches the Home Bench, designed by Barber Osgerby and manufactured by Windmill Furniture, in late spring. The bench, which will be available in oak and maple and in a selection of sizes, is based on a concept originally conceived by the group for Portsmouth Cathedral choir benches. Barber Osgerby and Windmill Furniture have collaborated on products in the past – notably the Loop Coffee table which is now in the Victoria & Albert and Metropolitan museum’s furniture collections. The bench will retail for £750.
Announced at this year’s Adobe Max conference, designers and illustrators will be able to use the image editing and design software on a touchscreen device in 2019.
Adobe’s latest piece of software enables designers, illustrators and artists to create lifelike oil and watercolour paintings on-screen using their stylus as a paintbrush, and also allows them to delete
Familiar symbols of music production such as play, pause and fast-forward were used alongside photographs of current students to create an “active” look.
The galleries in Great Missenden explore the life of the children’s author, who lived in the village – an inspiration for many stories – for 36 years.