Product designer Marc Newson has designed a fashion range for global denim label G-Star that launches in Tokyo, Japan tomorrow. Working with the company’s ‘raw denim’, Newson has created 33 pieces, ranging from overalls to shirts and trousers. He says the move into fashion – and the G-Star collaboration – was ‘easy and enjoyable’.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
A new fundraising book features contributions from Manchester creatives including Peter Saville and Malcolm Garrett, which have been inspired by Tony Walsh’s poem This is the Place.
As Design Manchester celebrates its fifth birthday, we pick out our top exhibitions to catch at the festival, including a tribute to the book covers of Mancunian literary legend Anthony
Atlas has created the branding for the new fashion label, which will also be contributed to by other industrial and product designers.