Elina Brotherus was born in Finland in 1972. She creates both portraits and self-portraits, sometimes incorporating people emotionally close to her, to convey a state of mind and sentiment. They can be extremely personal, but she also uses landscape, not just for its own qualities, but also to convey the idea of human projection. For instance, her photographic series Horizons analogises the boundary between people by depicting the point at which land meets sky.
The Wild lets users design spaces and share their vision “in real time”, which the company claims can help bridge the gap between ideas and reality
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.