The Rado Watch charts developments in watch design. It features innovations like the “indestructible watch” and Rado’s use of exotic materials like lanthanum. The exhibition runs from 28 August until 3 October.
Venue: Design Museum, Butlers Wharf, 28 Shad Thames, London SE1.
Automobility – what moves us shows until 9 January 2000 in Germany. The exhibition looks at the connection between the automobile’s development, its impact on society and the fanaticism of car users and designers.
Venue: Vitra Design Museum, Charles-Eames-Strasse 1, D-79576, Weil am Rhein, Germany.
The eight shortlisted designers in competition for The Jerwood Applied Arts Prize 1999: Furniture display their creations until 3 October. The winner will be announced on 6 September.
Venue: The Crafts Council Gallery, 44a Pentonville Road, London N1.