Whitechapel Gallery in London has secured £500 000 of redevelopment funding from the European Regional Development Fund, with a further £250 000 from the Foyle Foundation and £159 000 for disabled access from Bridge House Trust. The £10m project is designed by Belgian architect Robbrecht en Daem Architecten.
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.