UK furniture company SCP deviated from its cool, ‘contemporary English’ lines at last week’s Milan furniture fair, showing the colourful Motley deep-buttoned, hand-knitted wool-upholstered footstool created by textile designer Donna Wilson. Inspired by the classic Chesterfield sofa, the stool will be available in four colourways.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.