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Friday 5 July 7.30pm Tonight Bruno Latour presents a lecture entitled The Love of Technology in a continuing series of talks at the ICA.

Friday 5 July 7.30pm

Tonight Bruno Latour presents a lecture entitled The Love of Technology in a continuing series of talks at the ICA. Latour asks what technology is and how creative technology relates to science, society and the arts.

Venue: Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London SW1.

Details: 0171-930 3647.

Saturday 6 July

Or how about the Cisti Nua: New Treasures exhibition? On display is a range of metalwork and jewellery made from materials including slate, toothbrushes and plastic. All artists are from either the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland. Until 11 August.

Venue: The Barbican, Silk Street, London EC2.

Details: 0171-638 8891.

Sunday 7 July 9.30pm

Who will be overall winner from products, graphics and architecture/environments categories in the BBC Design Awards? Tune in to BBC2 tonight and find out.

Tuesday 9 July 7pm

Pop in to see Common Ground, an exhibition of colour photographs by Bruce Thorndike exploring contemporary British landscapes. To coincide with the exhibition an illustrated lecture presented by Thorndike will take place tonight, focusing on landscape photography and its associated cultural meanings. Until 10 August.

Venue: Photofusion, 17a Electric Lane, London SW9.

Details: 0171-738 5774.

Thursday 11 July

Today is the first day of the New Designers Exhibition, a two week-long showcase for new design talent. This week’s show focuses on graduate work in textiles, fashion, packaging, graphics and computer and media design. Until 14 July.

Venue: Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London N1.

Details: 0171-359 3535.

Thursday 11 July

Why not visit the Treasures of Fabergé at the Design Museum? It comprises a collection of 40 perfume flasks signed by the Russian jeweller Carl Fabergé. The exhibition illustrates the influence of Fabergé’s work in his own era and on contemporary crafts. Until 11 August.

Venue: Design Museum, Shad Thames, London SE1.

Details: 0171-403 6933.

Thursday 11 July

The Crafts Council exhibition Under Construction: Exploring Process In Contemporary Textiles begins today. This looks at the work of seven textile designers, including Polly Bins and Rushton Aust, and focuses on contemporary textile practice and its parallels with fine art. Until 4 August.

Venue: Crafts Council, 44a

Pentonville Road, London N1.

Details: 0171-278 7700.

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