Ross Lovegrove’s Bone chair caused a stir at the Milan Furniture Fair last week, where it was exhibited as part of Italian company Ceccotti’s latest collection entitled Signs. The UK designer drew inspiration from a white bone chair he saw in Ethiopia. The object, he says, should speak of ‘the origins of wood, of its structural and formal potential, and of its relations with an English golf club’. Bone is made of maple wood and leather. Other pieces for the range were by Christophe Pillet and Roberto Lazzeroni.
Bad News is a new research project from the University of Cambridge and Dutch media company Drog, which aims to help the public spot misinformation on their social media feeds
Discussed at this year’s Design Indaba, Netherlands-based design graduate Tomo Kihara has created a product that aims to spark conversation between homeless people and passers-by.
Curated by Sea Design, the exhibition focuses on the geometric identity created by consultancy Roundel, which was used on British Rail’s freight trains in the 1980s and 1990s.
Rethinking Urban Mobility has been conducted by companies including Arup and the London Transport Museum, and looks at the impact of developments in transport such as self-driving cars on cities