It seems you can’t keep Small Japanese Soldier out of the news. The consultancy (for the benefit of Jestico & Whiles’ Tim Ling that’s what it is, not a vegetable or a book) e-mails us to say Paul Kelleher – the bloke who lopped the head off the statue of Margaret Thatcher – was wearing an SJS T-shirt at his sentencing last week. SJS claims it cannot be held responsible for the actions of people once they receive its garments. But that hasn’t stopped the group sending Kelleher a ‘goody box’ of Zen primers, cookies and seaweed sticks c/o Her Majesty’s Prison Service. Free the SJS One, we say.
The Wild lets users design spaces and share their vision “in real time”, which the company claims can help bridge the gap between ideas and reality
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.