Friday 21 June
The Wilford Stirling Wilford exhibition is the first opportunity to see the work of Michael Wilford and Partners since James Stirling’s death in 1992. On display are eight projects including the Music School in Stuttgart, the Lowry Centre in
Salford and the Berlin Embassy. Until 3 August.
Venue: RIBA Architecture Centre, 66 Portland Place, London W1.
Details: 0171-580 5533.
Saturday 22 June
Take a trip to the exhibition
Living At Belsay, part of the Visual Arts UK programme. On display in the historic house is a range of textiles, ceramics, glass and furniture by young makers such as Tom Dixon, Sally Greaves-Lord and Claire Barber. An auction of works on display will take place on the last day of the show. Until 26 October.
Venue: Belsay Hall, 14 miles north west of Newcastle, along the A696.
Details: 0171-973 3295.
Sunday 23 June
Once again it’s time for all the local art and design colleges’ and universities’ final-year degree shows. Most colleges specialise in a variety of subjects including graphics, product design and fine art. This is a chance to purchase work and spot the new talent of 1996.
Venue: Various, try your local university.
Monday 24 June
Interested in photography? Visit the Hayward Gallery to see an exhibition organised by the World Press Photo Foundation. Displayed are the most dramatic and emotive press images taken from the main news stories of last year. Until 21 July.
Venue: Royal Festival Hall,
Hayward Gallery, London SE1.
Details: 0171-921 0600.
Tuesday 25 June
Or how about the RSA exhibition showing the best of the decade’s New Design for Old? This is work by student designers which takes into account the requirements of older people. These are shown alongside products by designers such as Nick Butler, Kenneth Grange and Alan Tye. Until 28 June.
Venue: National Postal Museum, London EC1.
Details: 0171-930 5115.
Wednesday 26 June
Design managers, marketing managers and communications directors should note the Chartered Society of Designers’ seminar today on Design Management. This introduction to design management offers the chance to develop business design plans and design leadership skills, and manage and audit design projects.
Venue: Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1.
Details: 0171-831 9777.
Thursday 27 June
Still time to catch Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava’s work in an exhibition in Padua, Italy. It comprises the largest
collection of Calatrava’s work to date, including scale models, plans, drawing and sculptures. Until 1 September.
Venue: Palazzo della Ragione, Padua, Italy.
Details: 0171-497 9707.
Friday 5 July
The two-day conference on Designing the Internet starts today. A series of workshops and discussions will look at the practical problems of Web site design and design practice and strategy. Until 6 July.
Venue: The Cochrane Theatre, Southampton Row, London WC1.
Details: 0171-729 5383.