Droog Design is curating an exhibition of 80 designers and artists called Open Borders, that opens this week. To celebrate the French city of Lille hosting the European City of Culture 2004, Droog founders Renny Rammakers and Gijs Bakker invited designers, artists and architects to produce installations that blur the lines between creative disciplines. ‘It’s not just about shifting the borders between disciplines, it’s also encouraging participation from people coming to the exhibition. We want them to interact with what they see,’ Rammakers says. Porcelain pet bed, designed by Paolo Ulian, pictured left; Two of a Kind porcelain ring, by Frederik RoijÃ©, right, are produced by Herbeau.
Created by in-house designers, the store aims to have an “immersive” feel to help customers imagine products in their own homes.
From 20-23 September, London’s Designjunction takes place on the South of the River Thames, and will see installations, exhibitions, talks and its well-known fair spread across three venues including Doon
The education website now offers a more personalised teaching service for students aged three to 16+, and the new look hopes to represent this broader scope.
Design studio The Team has given the charity a new identity centred around the equals symbol, in a bid to highlight its aim to make the UK a better place