This Lego-style seating unit from Italian manufacturer Edra made its debut last week during the Cologne International Furniture Fair. Designed by Alessandro Artizzu and Federica Saisi, L’Ego has a wood frame padded with polyurethene foam and shiny black, white or red elasticised plastic upholstery. Edra’s UK agent Corre is considering including L’Ego on its stand at Spectrum, to be held at the Royal College of Art in London from 13 to 16 March.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.