27 June-3 July 2016

Illustration © Quentin Blake medium

5 design things to look out for in July

See some of Quentin Blake’s most famous illustrations, be transported back to 1950s Britain at Compton Verney’s latest exhibition and climb inside the giant kinetic energy generating hamster wheel at the newly refurbished National Museum of Scotland.

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Imani Nuñez: “Design is not only my craft – it is my weapon of choice”

Imani Nuñez is an Afro-Latina designer living in New York’s South Bronx – her Puerto Rican and Dominican cultural roots have provided a strong sense of identity and a rich source of inspiration for her work.

We speak to her about how her cultural background has influenced her, and the importance of design to empower communities.

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