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1 New York consultancy FWIS has designed the ReadyMech camera for image library Corbis, to help it mark Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day on 27 April. The day will celebrate the ‘lost’ art of pinhole photography, while participants can upload images to www.pinholeday.org

2 Gallery Libby Sellers is set to show its latest series of commissions, including designs by Khashayar Naimanan and Nicolas le Moigne. The show – Strativarious – takes place at 29 Thurloe Place, London SW7, and runs from 14 May until 6 June.

3 Twelve design students from the University of Falmouth in Cornwall will exhibit projects at this week’s Milan furniture fair, including Teafix by Chris Bowsher and Iain Jones, Your Emergency Exits are Here, Here and Here by Hollye Sangster, and Mapping Tiles by Laura Carnell.

4 Jar of Fools, a graphic novel by Jason Lutes published by Faber and Faber, is based around the character of Ernie Weiss, a ‘washed-up magician’ coping with the nature of love, loss, magic and memory. It is available from 1 May, priced £12.99.


5 Fujitsu will show its prototype FMV-Biblo NX95, a bio-based computer made partly from polylactic acid, at the Milan furniture fair this week.

6 Danish furniture manufacturer Fritz Hansen will launch its latest showroom at the Milan furniture fair, marking the occasion with a new sofa series designed by Italian architect Piero Lissoni.

7 D&AD Award-winning photographer Adam Hinton will explore the cultural counterpoints of Shanghai in Lovin’ It, an exhibition at the Host Gallery, London EC1, which runs from 9 May until 7 June.

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