One contemporary glass designer will be £20 000 richer tonight, as the winner of the 2004 Bombay Sapphire Prize is selected from a list of 27 finalists. The award, which claims to be the world’s biggest global glass design prize, covers glass design from architecture, product design, jewellery, and visual and applied art. A panel including Ron Arad, Thomas Heatherwick and Tom Dixon will choose from designs by Waldegrave & Sweet (pictured), 2004 Jerwood Applied Arts prize winner Barber Osgerby, Lorenz Baumer, Salviati Meets London participants Jane Dillon and Tom Grieves, George Papadopoulos and Tom Seymour.
The Nottinghamshire forest best known for its association with make-believe rogue and hero Robin Hood has had a revamp, with a new visitor centre, branding and wayfinding centred around environment
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.