A search to discover the public’s most-loved example of British design has been launched by the Design Museum and BBC 2’s The Culture Show. The Great British Design Quest is asking for nominations on the best design since 1900 from a longlist of 25 designs. The list includes the Anglepoise Lamp (pictured), designed by George Carwardine in 1932; the Verdana typeface created by Matthew Carter in 1996 and Neville Brody’s art direction of The Face, which commenced in 1981, a year after the magazine’s launch.
The Wild lets users design spaces and share their vision “in real time”, which the company claims can help bridge the gap between ideas and reality
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.