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.
Organised by file sharing service Loop.gl, London Loop will see work by designers and other creatives displayed in public spaces all over the city.
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.