That persistent weed, Cannabis Sativa, has long been recognised as a source of relaxation. Designer Charles Nicholson found it a source of inspiration for this chair, constructed from hemp fibre. Charles has even more reason than usual for relaxing with such a satisfied air, as his chair is soon to be displayed at Amsterdam’s Hemp Museum (yes, there really is such a thing).
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.
Starling Crossing is a prototype road design that would see crossings light up as people approach a road and disappear when nobody needs them.
As the retailer marks its 30th birthday in the UK, we visit its immersive house party in London and speak to interior design leader Clotilde Passalacqua.
The BlackBerry Motion has ditched the brand’s signature keyboard and has a 14cm-wide touchscreen, with an Apple-style home button at the bottom.