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 print designs for Eduardo Paolozzi’s multi-coloured mosaic tiles, which were almost destroyed in 2015, are to be auctioned this week in his hometown, Edinburgh.
A patent filed by the Google-owned autonomous vehicle company shows how sensors in its cars could be used to detect a collision with a pedestrian or cyclist, and soften the
Spanning everything from graphics to transport design, the 10th iteration of the annual awards and exhibition includes a search and rescue drone that assists refugees and the national place branding
The latest in his series on assumptions, business adviser John Scarrott considers potential pitfalls and how designers can sell their services more successfully.