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.
Cheltenham-based consultancy ArthurSteenHorneAdamson (ASHA) worked with the children’s charity on a new logo, tone of voice and branded products.
It’s hard to write for brands without sounding forced, argues Rob Mitchell, co-founder at copywriting agency We All Need Words — most brands give up altogether and let the design
The exhibition includes banknotes baked in apple pie, dexterity tests for bank staff and a “Cold War calculator”.
The Curious Customs collection – created by London-based design studio NB – depicts traditions from cheese rolling to bog snorkelling.