1 Teddy bears’ picnics and frogspawn-collecting are two of the subjects being explored by artist James R Ford in 33 Things To Do Before You’re 10. His residency at Ferreira Projects-01 in London EC2 runs until 19 February. The installation forms part of his follow-up show at the same gallery, entitled Only Boring People Get Bored, which ends on 28 March.
2 Former Stone Roses guitarist and album cover designer turned artist John Squire is exhibiting a series of large-scale works at the St Martins Lane Hotel, London WC2. Heavy Metal Semantics runs from 29 January to 17 February.
3 Carpet design group Loophouse has launched its new Savoy Rug collection, inspired by 1930s London high society. The 12 designs include Herbert and Simpson, both by founder Lorraine Statham.
4 Consultancy Finger Industries has worked on an animated music promo for The Wombats, directed by 32 at Pulse Films, to accompany the band’s single Circuitboard City, which is released on 9 February.