A total of ten young designer-makers from Liverpool and Manchester are showcasing their work at the Designersblock show in London next month, as part of an I Love the NW stand supported by the Liverpool & Manchester Design Initiative. Lighting design features heavily among the ten, including Jason Bottomley’s lights, created using everyday objects such as Perrier bottles, storage pods and children’s stools, and Joanne Byrne’s delicate glass lily sculptured light (pictured). Polly Hitchen will be showing a droplet chandelier.
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
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Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
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