Liverpool-based Electric Wig has designed seating for The Hub, a national centre for design and craft in Lincolnshire that opened this month. Inspired by people’s activities in gallery environments, such as note-taking or drawing exhibits, the beechwood bench includes a raised surface at each end, on which people can draw or write, and a child’s version features a back for children to scribble on. ‘The seating becomes a tool that works with the exhibits,’ explains Electric Wig partner Johanna Van Daalen.
A new bar, restaurant and shop at the Royal Exchange in the City of London has been designed to integrate with the building and accommodate “express” visits.
A new exhibition at the theatre looks at the role scale models have to play in stage set design, picking out five productions from the last four decades as examples.
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The Design Museum’s annual Beazley DOTY awards and exhibition has announced its overall winner – an investigative digital project shedding light on injustice and war crimes – plus its six