The Crafts Council has shortlisted five sets of designers for its £15 000 Jerwood Applied Arts Prize, which will be awarded on 13 September. The winning entry will be selected from: Tom Dixon; Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby; El Ultimo Grito; Jim Partridge; and Shin and Tomoko Azumi.
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.
As World Mental Health Day takes place this week, we speak to designers, freelance creatives and illustrators about their experiences of mental illness or issues, and ask