The MaMo Nouchies, a collection of sculptured lamps from designer Ingo Maurer, will be exhibited at the Design Centre in Barnsley from 22 March to 26 April. Maurer draws his influences for the collection from Japanese designer Isamu Noguchi, whose lamps are based on the traditional craft of akari-making, and Dagmar Mombach, who uses a technique for transforming and pleating paper by hand. The exhibition, the brochure for which is designed by Maurer’s consultancy, is held in collaboration with the Plateaux Gallery.
Partner Marina Willer has created the branding, exhibition space and two films for the new show, which delves into the history of the Italian car brand.
The development is the first commercial project from the car brand’s Mini Living offshoot, and will include apartments, workspaces and services such as car-sharing.
An upcoming exhibition at the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries will highlight the origins of English graphic design as spearheaded by scribes, engravers and painters during this period.
Last week, we spoke to the author of a new book documenting the rise and fall of 1980s culture mag The Face, famously designed by Neville Brody. Now, designers