Artificial Sunshine: A Social History of Domestic Lighting by Maureen Dillons is published this month by the National Trust, priced £18.99. Four new titles in the Design Monographs series are published by Carlton Books this month: a monograph of architects Jaques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron and a celebration of the design and architecture of New York, Berlin and London. Priced £9.99 each.
Some of this month’s most inspiring projects offer escapism, while others are a reaction to the everchanging political landscape we find ourselves in.
Having recently opened the doors of his new Plus X innovation space, the former Design Council chief design officer talks to Design Week about confidence, regional development and why he
Well-established fashion houses are turning their attention to digital clothing – we talk to the founders of three platforms to find out how digital design is paving the way.
Among a new crop of environmentally-focused material projects is a “freshwater-free fabric” and a bio-iridescent sequin made of wood cellulose.