Critics: What Can Graphic Design Learn from Them? A talk by Rick Poynor, presented by the Typographic Circle, takes place on Thursday 19 January at 7pm.
Venue: JWT, 1 Knightsbridge Green, London, SW1. To book, call 020 7924 0633.
What Isn’t Design? A controversial debate covering what does – and does not – constitute design today, takes place on Monday 23 January at 7pm, with Hilary Cottam among others.
Venue: Design Museum Space, Shad Thames, London SE1.
Capture It! Designs for a Future Workplace runs until 3 March and is the showcase of a UK-Japan collaboration looking into the future of the workplace.
Venue: Daiwa Foundation Japan House, 13-14 Cornwall Terrace, London NW1.
The Bombay Sapphire Blue Room showcases leading glass artists and designers from 24 January to 8 March.
Venue: The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow G1 3NU.
The Lighting Show runs from 22 to 25 January and includes collections of design-led, contemporary and traditional products for domestic and contract markets.
Venue: NEC Birmingham, B40 1NT.
London Art Fair shows modern British and contemporary art until 22 January.
Venue: Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London N1.