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.
The Guardian Media Group’s Sunday paper, The Observer, has launched a biannual, print design magazine, which looks to bridge the gap between consumer and specialist publications.
Online art shop RoomFifty has worked with studio Intoart, commissioning four disabled creatives to design prints that are being sold for £20 each.
Protests against climate change and ecological destruction are currently taking place across the world – we speak to graphic designer, Clive Russell, about how the eco group has used creativity
Samsung says its Space Monitor has been designed to address the customer desire for more deskspace by offering an elegant solution, which allows the product to blend into its environment.