EVENTS • New Views: Repositioning Graphic Design History is a two-day symposium which takes a fresh look at graphic design and its relation to education and professional practice, from 27 to 29 October. Venue: London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, Elephant and Castle, London SE1. Details: www.newviews.co.uk. To book: 020 7514 6551. • Worktech05 sets out to predict innovation and workplace futures driven by technology trends, with speakers and an exhibition, on 1 November. Venue: The British Library, St Pancras, 96 Euston Road, London NW1. Details: www.unwired.eu.com/events.html. • China Friday Late shows live Art from Beijing on 28 October. Venue: Victoria & Albert Museum, South Kensington, Cromwell Road, London SW7. EXHIBITIONS • Oriki is a celebration of contemporary African art and culture, featuring artists and designers who work in the cultural crossover between Africa and the West, from 1 to 8 November. Venue: Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London SW7. • Different by Design is staging an exhibition to mark the project’s second birthday, from 3 to 21 November. Venue: The Potteries Museum, Bethesda Street, Hanley, Stoke on Trent, ST1 3DW. Details: www.dxd.org.uk. • Help shows prints by East London Printmakers from 1 November to 6 January. Venue: The Conference Centre, St Pancras Hospital, 4 St Pancras Way, London NW1. Details: www.eastlondonprintmakers.co.uk.
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The winning entry of the product design competition will be awarded £3,000, while a further £2,000 will go to the university they study at.