Exhibitions

Touch Wood; The Glass Aquarium; LOSA; Accommodating Change; Paper past/paper perfect

Dutch group Droog Design and German group E15 exhibit designs at Touch Wood from 1-16 March.

Venue: Viaduct, 1-10 Summers Street, London EC1.

The work of 19th century German glassmakers Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka is celebrated at The Glass Aquarium from 1 March until 30 June. The exhibition takes a look at the fusion of design, craftsmanship and industrial production by the father and son team, who created thousands of glass models of squid, jellyfish, cuttlefish and other sea creatures for natural history museums all over the world.

Venue: Design Museum, 28 Shad Thames, London SE1.

Designers including Tom Dixon, Barber Osgerby Associates and Kate Blee show the results of a collaboration between UK designers and South African craft workers at LOSA, which stands for London-South Africa, until 1 March.

Venue: Sotheby’s, 34-35 New Bond Street, London W1.

Accommodating Change, an exhibition showing the results of an architectural design competition to build affordable housing in east London, continues until 27 March.

Venue: The Architecture Foundation Gallery, 30 Bury Street, London SW1.

Paper past/paper perfect explores the life of paper until 19 May. A study day on 13 April looks at the history and questions the future of paper from conservation issues to the advent of the digital age.

Contact: 020 8411 2341 or e-mail z.hendon@mdx.ac.uk for tickets.

Venue: Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture, Middlesex University, Cat Hill, Barnet, Hertfordshire EN4 8HT.

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