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).
As part of our coverage of 2021’s graduate season, we’re spending five minutes with a selection of graduates from around the country to talk about their work, practice and plans.
LA-based designer Paul Woods has mined his professional and personal experience to create a “straight-talking” handbook for design grads.
The wide-ranging redevelopment of Piccadilly Gardens will include a children’s playground, pedestrianised areas, new lighting and wayfinding.
Studio partner Marina Willer has reimagined a 1970s logo for the film magazine’s new look, which launches with four cover stars.