Designed by Osian Batyka Williams, this chair made of cutlery is just one of many items on show as part of the Metropolitan Works exhibition taking place next month. Designers from a variety of disciplines – including furniture, product design, ceramics, glass and jewellery – will be showcasing their latest creations in two separate exhibitions. They take place from 4 to 18 May at the Metropolitan Works showroom, east London, and at Earl’s Court, south west London, from 21 to 24 May.
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The three-day festival will explore the “positive impact” design can have in society.
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