Everybody has the odd skeleton in their closet, so Adam Rawls of Rawls & Company should not feel unduly embarrassed at revelations of his past cruelty to animals. Especially as it was in his youth, in the days when children had to make their own entertainment. “I grew up next to the sea,” confesses Rawls. “I used to spend all my time trying to race crabs I’d caught across the road, to see if they could get across before they were run over.” The consultancy is based in a studio overlooking the Thames at Barnes. Somebody warn the wildlife.
From upcycled cabinets to a spotlight on Baltic design, we run down the can’t-miss exhibitions and trade shows at this year’s London Design Festival.
The new look “places Peter front and centre” according to the publishing house, and has been designed by studio CreateFuture.
We speak with Transport for London designers about how they are using the organisation’s rich design history to help people navigate the city in new ways.
After a year off because of the pandemic, the museum is back with a slate of projects and installations for 2021 covering everything from climate change to AI.