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.
The council has chosen design consultants Publica to provide strategic oversight for its £235 million plan, which may include “more plants, reduced traffic and fewer building emissions”.
Some 25 years on from its first launch, the series dedicated to great thinkers and philosophers is being updated with 20 more titles.
The visual refresh hopes to make the data-heavy environmental and energy resources magazine stand out from its competitors.
D&AD foundations director Paul Drake advises design graduates and those studying to make the most of the current spirit of “generosity” in the industry.