Compassion is one of the Dalai Lama’s favourite words, and Seattle-based photographer Phil Borges has aptly swiped it for his collection of photos launched by Tony Stone Images. It’s called Tibetan Portrait: The Power of Compassion, and includes a commentary by His Holiness. The sepia-toned portraits from various Tibetan communities, both living in exile and remaining in Tibet, is an insight into this threatened culture. The book costs 18.95 and is published by Rizzoli International.
Having won an award for services to design education, we chat to the designer about why craft isn’t as important as we might think, and why recycling is a con.
Design Partners has unveiled a wearable heart monitor vest, which aims to provide a more comfortable experience and deliver more accurate data.
The opening of the exhibition coincides with the upcoming COP26 climate conference, and interrogates how design can tackle the critical problem of waste.
We speak to baton designer Laura Nyahuye about the work behind the project and how her Zimbabwean heritage influenced the design.