Homewares retailer Habitat has put famous designers at the heart of its new catalogue. As well as products, and ‘real home’ shots showing them in use, the 216-page book highlights ranges created by established design celebrities. Habitat commissioned designers such as Ettore Sottsass, Kevin Gould and Don Nguyen to design products. The creations are pictured with their designers with the tagline, ‘I made this for Habitat…’.The catalogue was developed by Habitat creative director Sue Skeen, with photography by Martin Morrell, Berno Hjalmrud and Amber Rowlands.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.