Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson and Norwegian architect Kjetil Thorsen have unveiled designs for the 2007 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion. The timber-clad structure resembles a spinning top and brings a new vertical dimension to the traditional single-level Pavilion. A wide, spiralling ramp makes two complete turns, culminating at the highest point with a view across London’s Kensington Gardens.
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.