Recognised as one of the first industrial and architectural photographers to use his corporate commissions to make cultural commentary on the workplace, Maurice Broomfield is displaying his work at the Elms Lesters Painting Rooms in London’s Flitcroft Street. The exhibition will run from 12-20 March. Broomfield took the above photograph – entitled Bearing – when he witnessed this ‘inspection of bearings while making a survey’.
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Design Partners has unveiled a wearable heart monitor vest, which aims to provide a more comfortable experience and deliver more accurate data.
The opening of the exhibition coincides with the upcoming COP26 climate conference, and interrogates how design can tackle the critical problem of waste.
We speak to baton designer Laura Nyahuye about the work behind the project and how her Zimbabwean heritage influenced the design.