Jona Hoad hopes to attract interest from councils, architects and specifiers with his Eco-Bench made from recycled plastic waste, which will have its first airing at the New Furniture Exhibition ’96. The exhibition also introduces Mark Gabbertas, who will be exhibiting an upholstered chair called Tubby, and Ash Design, which will launch new hi-fi units. Organised by the New Designers in Business Group, it will take place at the Ergonom Showroom, 365 Euston Road, London from 27 June to 25 July.
Last week Wales’ Future Generations Commissioner suggested a “guaranteed state income”, similar to a universal basic income (UBI), for creatives would help mitigate the effects of the pandemic on their
Grade data released today shows 300 fewer students on art and design-related courses this year, with girls nearly three times as likely to study the subjects as boys.
The council has chosen design consultants Publica to provide strategic oversight for its £235 million plan, which may include “more plants, reduced traffic and fewer building emissions”.
Some 25 years on from its first launch, the series dedicated to great thinkers and philosophers is being updated with 20 more titles.