THE WEEK AHEAD

OPENING – John Newling: The Sacred and the Mundane. Works from 1976-1995 – Saturday 8 July – An exhibition documenting the sculptors’ work from the late 1970s to the present day.

OPENING

John Newling: The Sacred and the Mundane. Works from 1976-1995

Saturday 8 July

An exhibition documenting the sculptors’ work from the late 1970s to the present day.

Until 20 August.

Venue: CornerHouse, 70 Oxford Street, Manchester M1 5NH.

Details: 0161-228 7621.

American and British Planning – Emerging and Comparative Trends

Wednesday 12 July

The second in a series of panel discussions concerning UK and US planning law. Panel includes Roger Kallman of The Urban Land Institute and Peter Rees, Planning Officer at the Corporation of London.

Venue: Victoria Plaza,

111 Buckingham Palace Road,

London SW1.

Details: 0181-748 3475.

Karl Smith: Urban Permaculture for Sustainable Cities

Wednesday 12 July

A talk about permaculture, a design approach developed in the 1970s, focusing on the urban environment and ways to reduce our consumption of resources.

Venue: Rudolf Steiner House,

35 Park Road, London, NW1.

Details: 0171-722 5623.

The New Designers: Week One

Thursday 13 July

Week one of this annual graduate show focuses on textiles, fashion design, graphics and multimedia. Subjects include advertising, animation, film and video, flooring, illustration and printmaking. Until 16 July.

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

Details: 0171-359 3535.

CONTINUING

New Designers in Business Exhibition

A group of new-ish designers exhibit furniture and lighting made from recycled products. Brightly coloured plastic

furniture by Jane Atfield, lighting by Eryka Isaak and seating by Mark Lewis and Philip Looker are all on show. Until 21 July.

Venue: Marlin Lighting Gallery, 14 Warren Street, London W1.

Details: 0171-435 4348.

COMING UP

Beyond Fear and Envy: Demystifying Japanese Design

Saturday 15 July

Conference focusing on the roots of the Japanese design industry. Speakers include Richard Seymour, James Woudhuysen and the design director of Sony Europe.

Venue: The Design Museum,

28 Shad Thames, London SE1.

Details: 0171-729 5383.

The New Designers: Week Two

Thursday 20 July

An exhibition of students’interiors, 3D product design and craftwork. Includes architecture, ceramics, design management, furniture, lighting, glass work and metalwork. Until 23 July.

Venue: Business Design Centre,

Upper Street, London N1.

Details: 0171-359 3535.

The Land of Summer

Thursday 20 July

An exhibition featuring the work of five painters and illustrators, inspired by extracts from the works of Dylan Thomas, organised by the Fine Art Consultancy. Until 29 July.

Venue: The Music Room, 26 South Molton Lane, London W1.

Details: 0181-960 0070.

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