That very Victorian piece of underwear, the corset, is unlaced in all its glory by textile designer Caroline Broadhead. It’s hardly a piece of liberating lingerie, as the corset triggers images of maidens fainting from tight-lacing. But Broadhead’s design is based on imagery drawn from a corset factory in Banbury (with an undercurrent of buildings wrapped in ghostly material by Christo), and aims to explore the effects of light and shade in textiles, a metaphor for the light and dark sides of the personality. Under Construction: Exploring Process in Contemporary Textiles can been seen at the Crafts Council Gallery from 11 July to 4 August.
The trainline has launched an awareness campaign around recycling and sustainability, and has commissioned illustrator Rebecca Sutherland to “upcycle” old newspapers and drink cans into intricate sculptures for it.
The organisation, which offers practical support and advice to children, young people, families and schools, has been given a new identity by Chromatic Brands in time for national Anti-Bullying Week.
MinaLima, the graphic design duo behind the Harry Potter film series, has created all the enchanting props that are due to appear in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of
“Living with less”, “living with others” and “living on the move” are some of the themes in the new show at the Design Museum delving into future visions of the