Furniture designer Jon Merritt has a passionate love of graffiti. He and partner David Crosby of London’s Monster Designs created this interactive computer console for Tower Records, and lovingly graffitied it la tube station. Merritt has also scribbled all over his car and, on request, last Christmas on the windows of the Croydon branch of Debenhams. Monster’s designs, which range from caravans to tallboys to space-age chairs, will be on show at the Elms Lesters Painting Rooms, 1-5 Flitcroft Street, London, from 2-7 October.
The games company’s Labo kit features flat-pack cardboard sheets that can be transformed into pianos, motorbikes and fishing rods when combined with the Nintendo Switch console.
An online survey of over 1,200 illustrators has found that the majority think they would struggle financially if illustration was their only source of income.
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The museum is set to open in September, and will include permanent galleries showcasing historical and current Scottish design and a temporary exhibition on the cultural impact of ocean liners.