These ‘Nine Separate Small Tables’ won 22-year-old Andrew Cathery joint first prize last week in the first Elle Decoration Design Competition, sponsored by Heal’s and The Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers. Judges, including Robin Day, Tom Dixon, Romeo Gigli and Sir Terence Conran, chose the work of the Leeds Metropolitan University furniture design student alongside that of furniture designer Charley Quinn. The brief was to design a table for the end of the century. Cathery’s design, say the judges, is ‘an honest re- appraisal of the way people eat, live, work and watch TV in the home’. Edinburgh’s Clementine Hope was runner-up. The competition is to become an annual event.
The independent music and arts festival based in Wales is in its 16th year, and celebrates its non-corporate ethos by commissioning a different illustrator annually to create its look and
The Association of Illustrators recently launched its #priceitright campaign, to encourage creatives to demand the right fees – the organisation shares its advice for freelancers.
A set of six stamps have been released to mark the 250th birthday of the Royal Academy of the Arts, and have been designed by renowned artists.
Earth is a kit made up of a model globe and smartphone app that uses augmented reality and artificial intelligence to teach people about the history of the world.