A touring showcase of modern glass design, awarded by Ann Jones, will appear at the National Centre in Sunderland from next week. The Bombay Sapphire BlueGlass Room aims to highlight the versatility of glass design in categories ranging from art to architecture. The work exhibited was nominated by glass experts and world class designers including Marc Newson, Ron Arad and Tom Dixon. Prominent exhibits include solar panels by Solar Century, the British Museum Great Court Roof by Foster & Partners and a deer’s head sculpture by William Morris (the contemporary American artist, not the 19th century designer) valued at £175 000. The exhibition runs until 23 June before moving to Cube at Manchester from 1 July.
Well-established fashion houses are turning their attention to digital clothing – we talk to the founders of three platforms to find out how digital design is paving the way.
Among a new crop of environmentally-focused material projects is a “freshwater-free fabric” and a bio-iridescent sequin made of wood cellulose.
Lumi is designed to help people learn the piano and individual songs through light-up key technology and a corresponding app.
The Greater Good Fresh Brewing Co. has been rebranded with an “extremely bold, but relatively simple” new look.