Alessi has unveiled its autumn product range, which launches next month. The collection incorporates, among other products, a coffee travel set by Richard Sapper, an incense burner designed by Kristiina Lassus, called Uma, a Ron Arad vase named Babyboop, and Tronco, a vase by Mario Botta. Tronco (pictured) is nearly 30cms high and represents a tree trunk with its shoots. Designed to hold large bunches of flowers in its main section and a single bloom in the side, it is made from stainless steel.
A set of six stamps have been released to mark the 250th birthday of the Royal Academy of the Arts, and have been designed by renowned artists.
Earth is a kit made up of a model globe and smartphone app that uses augmented reality and artificial intelligence to teach people about the history of the world.
The design studio has created an abstract logo of a bridge reflected on water to represent the charity, which looks to protect and maintain England and Wales’ waterways.
A show at the Lettering Arts Centre in Suffolk will delve into the art of alphabets, tracing the history of communication design from ancient symbols to the sophisticated systems we