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 we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
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