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.
Children’s book illustration student Viola Wang has scooped this year’s top prize, beating over 80 other entrants.
As the production designer works on last-minute preparations for the Brits, we speak to her about creating sets for the likes of Coldplay and One Direction, mastering the skill of
New research has found that while 30,000 students graduated from design courses between 2012-2013 and 2015-2016, only a quarter ended up going into “highly skilled” design jobs.
We Launch has redesigned the branding to “change the stigma” associated with the sports, which have now been brought together under one organisation.