DEGREE SHOW • Chelsea College of Art and Design MA shows, from 1 to 6 October, includes interior, spatial and textile design. Venue: Chelsea College of Art and Design, Millbank, London SW1. Details: www.chelseamafa.com. • Front Line showcases innovative jewellery design by UK graduates, from 22 September to 22 October. Venue: Brazen, 58 Albion Street, Merchant City, Glasgow, G1 1LH. EXHIBITIONS • From Playground to Playscape explores the ideas informing the design of the Experimental Playground Kit, from 30 September to 29 October. Venue: Royal Institute of British Architects, 66 Portland Place, London W1. Details: www.designlaboratory.co.uk. • Goldsmith’s Fair includes contemporary jewellery and silverware by 90 designer-makers, from 3 to 9 October. Venue: Goldsmiths Hall, Foster Lane, London EC2. • Ways of Living features work by Jorge Pardo, who tests the boundaries between art and design, from 1 October to 20 November. Venue: Kettle’s Yard, Castle Street, Cambridge, CB3 OAQ. TALK • Sign Design Society presents a talk by Stephen Green. Making Destination Branding Tangible, on 5 October at 6.30pm. Venue: The District Room, 7th Floor, East Wing, London Underground Head Office, 55 Broadway, London SW1. COMING UP • DBA Design Effectiveness Awards Ceremony on 24 November at the Trocadero, Piccadilly Circus, London, W1. Ticket details: www.dba.org.uk/awards/dea.asp.
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