Picture This

A photography exhibition, Picture This, commemorating 175 years of the Royal Institute of British Architects, will take place at Cube Gallery in Manchester from 10 July to 5 October. Competition-winning

YCN

YCN, a group set up in 2001 to showcase emerging design talent, has moved into its new space in 72 Rivington Street, London EC2. The ground floor, which is open

Folio Creative Communication

Henley-on-Thamesbased consultancy Folio Creative Communication has designed a public safety campaign for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency to highlight the dangers of ‘tombstoning’ – the practice of jumping from cliffs

Furniture design company Thonet

Furniture design company Thonet is producing a special edition chair, the 214k, for the upcoming Bauhaus exhibition, which is touring Germany from July to October, before going to New York

News in Pictures

French graphic designer Damien Poulain has created 49 hand-painted totems made from reclaimed wood. Totem 49 is showing at the Kemistry Gallery, London EC2, from 5 June to 18 July.

Work by Kirsty Wright, Simon Allen

News in Pictures

Work by Kirsty Wright, Simon Allen, and Helen Ashcroft will feature in Variety 09, an exhibition by students at the School of Art & Design at Blackpool & The Fylde

Tradition’s undoing

Quaint customs and outmoded forms of address have had their day – they’re as passé as Parliamentary sleaze. Kasper de Graaf urges wholesale reform

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First look at London Design Festival 2018

This year’s week-long celebration of design will see installations by Kellenberger-White, Studio Frith and Waugh Thistleton Architects, plus a refined, “playful” visual identity by Pentagram’s Domenic Lippa.