French designer Matali Crasset revealed a threeroom, walk-in installation for fittings manufacturer Dornbracht at last week’s Passagen, the satellite event which runs parallel to the Cologne Furniture Fair. The work is a re-interpretation of the bathroom as a room conceived for refreshment and regeneration. The Green Sofa room features pots of plants and an atomiser producing calming air.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.