The Wild West show
Friday 27 September
Today is your last chance to catch Creative Futures 1996, an exhibition which focuses on the work of young artists and designers in the areas of animation, photography, modelmaking, graphic design, corporate identity and Internet design. Until 27 September.
Venue: The Arts Depot, 26 Pancras Road, London NW1.
Details: 0171-439 3581.
Saturday 28 September
Alternatively, there is the Revitalisation exhibition by the Manchester Mods. This group of designers from the north west of England present their latest designs. Work includes Roy Sant’s tables and Pura stools, Kate Egan’s textile pieces and Koto’s minimal furniture. In addition to this year’s festival, the Mods will display digitally-produced images on the boarded up areas – caused by the bombing of the city. Until 6 October.
Venue: Ground Floor, Joiner Street (off Church Street)
Details: 0161-881 5011.
Sunday 29 September
Taking place over the next few days is 100% Design, the London contemporary design show. On display is a range of furniture and interior products. Manufacturers and distributors included in the show are Aero, Atrium, Viaduct and SCP. Until 2 October.
Venue: Duke of York’s Headquarters, King’s Road, London SW6.
Details: 01332 345566.
Monday 30 September
How about the exhibition Six of The Best taking place at Six Chapel Row Art gallery? It comprises work from six textile and glass artists. Glassworks include blown, cut and sandblasted pieces by Bob Crooks, Annette Meech and Fleur Tookey. On the textile side are silk hangings from Susan Kinley and woven tapestries by Jennie Moncur. Until 21 October.
Venue: Six Chapel Row, off Queen Square, Bath BA1 1HN.
Details: 01225 337900.
Monday 30 September
Out today is the photography book La Chapelle Land which focuses on David La Chapelle, portrait and fashion photographer for The Face, Vogue and Vanity Fair. He was also one of the first to embrace American trash culture images such as strip malls, TV and McDonald Arches. The book is published by Booth Clibborn
Editions, priced 38.
Tuesday 1 October 6.30pm
Tonight at the RIBA Architecture Centre is the lecture Northern Exposure – The Manchester Scene. Tom Bloxham from Urban Splash and Nick Johnson from Johnson Urban design consultants discuss how they’re developing the bombed areas of Manchester.
Venue: RIBA Architecture Centre, 66 Portland Place, London W1.
Details: 0171-580 5533.
Wednesday 2 October
Or perhaps Bridging the City could be for you. It’s an exhibition of the work of entrants of the Royal Academy of Arts and Thames Water competition to design a habitable bridge over the Thames. The proposed site is from the Temple Gardens on the north bank to the London Weekend Television site on the south side. The shortlisted architects are Daniel Liebeskind, Future Systems, Zaha Hadid, Rob Krier, Christian de Portzamparc, Ian Ritchie and Branson Coates. Until 8 December.
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts,
Piccadilly, London W1.
Details: 0171-494 5615.
Thursday 10 October
Today the Victoria and Albert Museum holds a study day to complement the exhibition Graphic Responses to Aids. The lecture will examine the ways in which Aids is portrayed and debate how visual media can be used to challenge cultural attitudes to sexuality and diseases.
Venue: Lecture Theatre, V&A, South Kensington, London SW7.
Details: 0171-938 8407.