Furniture designer Gary von Broekhoven has created a range of products for the Christmas at the Midland Grand fair, taking place in London’s St Pancras Chambers from 5-7 December. The exhibition is von Broekhoven’s first in the capital and, he says, aims to ‘illustrate the harmony between aesthetics and ergonomics’. He cites My Chair (pictured), which tilts forward so users sit upright more comfortably, as an example. ‘Lots of modern pieces look nice, but ultimately are not ergonomic. My work bears this in mind,’ he adds.
A set of six stamps have been released to mark the 250th birthday of the Royal Academy of the Arts, and have been designed by renowned artists.
Earth is a kit made up of a model globe and smartphone app that uses augmented reality and artificial intelligence to teach people about the history of the world.
The design studio has created an abstract logo of a bridge reflected on water to represent the charity, which looks to protect and maintain England and Wales’ waterways.
A show at the Lettering Arts Centre in Suffolk will delve into the art of alphabets, tracing the history of communication design from ancient symbols to the sophisticated systems we