Architect Stickland Coombe has created an exhibition for the Jerwood Applied Arts Prize, organised by the Crafts Council and the Jerwood Charity. This year’s competition focuses on furniture and the show will run from 12 August-31 October at the Crafts Council Gallery, before touring nationally. Kerr Noble is creating exhibition graphics and NB Studio has designed the marketing materials (poster pictured). Shortlisted for the prize are Tom Dixon, Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, El Ultimo Grito, Jim Partridge (see Profile, page 20) and Shin and Tomoko Azumi. The winner will receive £15 000, to be awarded on 13 September.
Designed with Made Thought studio, the future-facing look for the image sharing platform seeks to embrace “humanity” and resist tech clichés.
The Creative Industries Fund will provide “a package of targeted support” for UK-registered micro and small businesses with innovative ideas.
Co-founders Rebecca Thomson and Rachita Saraogi discuss how their design-led workshops can build girls’ confidence and prompt industry change.
Finished just in time for museums to reopen to the public on 17 May, the project uses the “local details” of the poet’s work to form the visitor experience.