Soho is an ‘affordable, contemporary’ ceramic homewares range launching this week by Portmeirion. Designed by Queensberry Hunt, Soho is the manufacturer’s first full collection of tableware to be created in the past five years. Conceived in plain white, the collection is available in two colour patterns: the blue and red, Morse Code-inspired M-Code, and Nightline, a black line signature pattern. The collaboration is the result of the Design Council’s 2002 Design Led Business 24/7 project, which puts designers in the board room.
The move aims to create a new agency model, according to the marketing group, specifically designed to help brands in a “dynamic media environment”.
Two immersive installations at Amy: Beyond the Stage from set designer Chiara Stephenson seek to show a different side of the troubled singer.
As the year draws to a close, here is our pick of festive and not-so-festive design events that are not to be missed in December.
Illustration-led puzzle companies speak with us about how they have capitalised on a market which has been supercharged by pandemic lockdowns and a desire to “switch off”.