Artists and designers have been invited to give their contemporary interpretation of traditional Russian dolls, for an exhibition at The Lighthouse in Glasgow. Entitled Matryoshka, the exhibition includes pieces by Donna Leishman, Electric Wig and Defrya, and artists Kate Davis and Dave Sherry (pictured). It runs from 9 December to 5 February 2006.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
A new fundraising book features contributions from Manchester creatives including Peter Saville and Malcolm Garrett, which have been inspired by Tony Walsh’s poem This is the Place.
As Design Manchester celebrates its fifth birthday, we pick out our top exhibitions to catch at the festival, including a tribute to the book covers of Mancunian literary legend Anthony
Atlas has created the branding for the new fashion label, which will also be contributed to by other industrial and product designers.