The Design Centre in Barnsley is playing host to the British Council Childsply furniture design exhibition this summer, from 2 August to 11 September. Briefed to design a piece of furniture from a single sheet of plywood for a child aged between one and six years old, 12 designers responded with a selection of miniature creations. The work includes a see-saw seat by Inflate, a light and jigsaw by Andrew Stafford, a toy box by Jam, a workbench by the Azumis, a customisable locker by Sebastian Bergne, a chair and steps by Michael Marriott and even a Robin Day curved seat. The exhibition arrives in the UK after touring Berlin, Madrid, Taipei and Taichung City.
The ball-shaped, O-Wind Turbine has been developed by two students based in the UK and can capture wind in built-up areas in a way that traditional turbines cannot.
The supermarket’s selection, branded by Williams Murray Hamm, is aimed at those with allergies but also the health-conscious, and aims to celebrate rather than diminish “free from” food.
Design studio Someone has opted for “bright” colours, “oversized” graphics and a “decisive” tone of voice to create a range of print and digital assets in a bid to attract
The trainline has launched an awareness campaign around recycling and sustainability, and has commissioned illustrator Rebecca Sutherland to “upcycle” old newspapers and drink cans into intricate sculptures for it.