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.
Embarrassment and shame have long been associated with menstruation, but new trends in packaging design are looking to change this with bold colours, eye catching patterns and empowering messages.
In the first of a new series spotlighting design in different countries, we look at Germany’s diverse creative culture, from industrial to graphic design, which is both forward-thinking and respectful
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