As the humble fork and knife are just so ‘banal’, Central St Martins graduate Rhys Ifan has created a range of tableware and cutlery to challenge and provoke us every time we sit down for a snack. Finger Food (pictured) explores the relationship between fingers and food; Lay to Rest comments on food and death; and Weapons of Mass Dissection ‘examines the nature of cutlery – tools that cut, stab and tear’. ‘Quality of life should be about different experiences, and there is no reason why these experiences should have to be pleasurable,’ explains killjoy Ifan. How it must gall him to share a name (well, almost) with the actor who portrayed feather-brained ‘masturbating Welshman’ Spike in Notting Hill.
Co-founders Rebecca Thomson and Rachita Saraogi discuss how their design-led workshops can build girls’ confidence and prompt industry change.
Finished just in time for museums to reopen to the public on 17 May, the project uses the “local details” of the poet’s work to form the visitor experience.
Matter aims to provide consumers and developers clarity on whether their devices are compatible within the Internet of Things ecosystem.
Christopher Payne reveals how he is helping league and non-league clubs balance cultural history and heraldic charm with the modern age.