Next month Glasgow plays host to more than 40 young designers who usually work in Scandinavia. ‘Young Nordic Design – The Generation X’ showcases the latest contemporary incarnations of a design style that is at once urban and close to nature. All five Nordic countries are represented. Work ranges from furniture pieces like Thomas Bernstrand’s threetier Wembley sofa to graphics like Kim HiorthÃ¸y’s album sleeves for Motorpsycho, and includes industrial, fashion and textile design. The exhibition runs from 14 September to 20 October at The Lighthouse in Mitchell Lane, Glasgow.
As part of our series on design in 2019, Sebastian Conran, founder of his self-named studio, looks at what will happen in product design over the next 12 months.
The rebrand by Blast Design is centred around a logo with ligature-inspired lettering and a graphic device made of joined-up lines, to express the idea of “bringing people together”.
Centaur’s marketing and communications division has been repositioned as XEIM, a name derived from “eXcellence in marketing”, which XEIM helps its customers achieve.
Tech company Envisics has used augmented reality and holograms to create a new way of showing drivers which way to go, with directions displayed on the roads in front of