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Italian lighting manufacturer Foscarini unveils its latest product line-up at the Milan furniture fair this week, including Wagashi, a design by Luca Nichetto and Massimo Gardone

1 The Institute of Contemporary Art has invited 30 visual artists from around the world to make proposals for a memorial to the Iraq War, which will appear at the centre between 23 May and 27 June. Sean Snyder’s photography from Iraq (pictured) features on promotional material.

2 Italian denim brand Gas opens its 350m2, two-floor concept store on the Kings Road in London next month, showcasing a retail design by London consultancy Four IV.

3 Terence Woodgate has designed the Stonelements collection, a range of natural granite street furniture, which is being produced by Marshalls Street Furniture.

4 Specialist food design consultancy Simmer has created packaging for the new and existing range of Clarence Court’s eggs. The Spring 2007 eggs, including goose and pheasant eggs, will be available exclusively at Waitrose, with the rest of the range more widely available. 5 New work by Stirling-based illustrator and graphic designer David Galletly is being exhibited at the city’s Changing Room gallery until 28 April. His work is influenced by street and outsider art, illustration, comics and skate culture.


7 Calvin Klein has brought in Japanese architect Shinichi Ogawa to construct a temporary house to showcase the brand’s autumn 2007 collection. The open-plan design will be built on the grounds of the Meiji Jingu Gaien Museum, Tokyo for a one-day ‘World of Calvin Klein’ event to be held on 21 May.

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