Michael Marriott, El Ultimo Grito and Robin Platt are among the designers showcased in Making It, the inaugural exhibition at Furniture Works, a resource centre for students and design businesses in and around London Metropolitan University. All exhibitors are former graduates of the college, which now comprises London Guildhall University. Remedy ceramic bathroom system (pictured) by Matthew George and Phidias Leonida is among the work on show. Centre manager John Miller says Furniture Works aims to serve local designers’ development and craft needs. It also houses the Frederick Parker Collection of historic furniture. Making It runs from 31 January to 20 February at Furniture Works, 41 Commercial Road, London E1.
The Nottinghamshire forest best known for its association with make-believe rogue and hero Robin Hood has had a revamp, with a new visitor centre, branding and wayfinding centred around environment
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.