Astonish your friends with a chair upholstered in Lumpfish skin (top). `It’s very tactile, feels just like leather, it’s not slimy or slippery like you’d think,’ says sales director Jim Francis. But electric eels may prefer the two electric chairs kept after New York abolished capital punishment. At Ãº166 000 a piece, they executed 700 people. Seconds of comfort guaranteed.
Illustrator Natasha Durley discusses modernising the classic nature series, incorporating new features of the UK’s landscape and a “layered” technique.
As part of our series looking at in-house design teams, we talk to Facebook director of product design Austin Chang about cross-family design, moving beyond apps and taking on 1,000
The Design Museum has named the installation which allowed children from neighbouring countries to play with one another the Beazley Design of the Year.
With designers’ mental health taking a hit during the pandemic, the studio has developed MindFull to help its peers “feel a little less blue”.