On an entirely dissimilar tack to Tullis Russell (top), Airside is announcing its 2004 calendar as ’12 inches of designer pleasure’. Each month features a glossy image of the kind of high-grade graphical action we’ve all come to know and love. There’s even a pleasingly old-skool use of string. Hurry to www.airsideshop.com – where you can also pay £90 for four mystery T-shirts next summer. Why mysterious? Well, what they look like will be a surprise. Put your trust in Laurent FÃ©tis, Eh?, Kozyndan and Fred Deakin.
The Wild lets users design spaces and share their vision “in real time”, which the company claims can help bridge the gap between ideas and reality
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.