South Africa’s annual design conference returns to Cape Town this month. Here are some of the most interesting speakers to check out during the event, including stage designer Es Devlin
All things furniture design, including the latest modern collections, interviews with furniture designers and profiles of retailers such as Ikea.
On the centenary of women’s suffrage in the UK, we look at the female designers who have made an impact on everything from graphics to textiles over the past 100
Delaktig is an aluminium single bed that also functions as a chaise longue or sofa, and features a number of customisable add-ons such as tables and lamps.
We speak to exhibition designers Casson Mann about the challenge of expressing the scale of 20th century passenger ships in a small gallery space, and how the glamour of ocean
Entrepreneur Kamprad, who founded Ikea in 1943, has died aged 91 following a short illness – we look back at some of the pivotal products that were launched under his
This month, you can visit South African festival Design Indaba, and explore the lesser-known history of upholstery at a new exhibition.
Now in its 10th edition, this year’s awards saw the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture named as the overall winner.
As part of our series on the future of design in 2018, Made.com design director Ruth Wassermann looks at what will happen in furniture design over the next 12 months.
Following the publication of design duo Barber and Osgerby’s monograph last year, we speak to the studio’s co-founder Jay Osgerby about 20 years’ of furniture-making, coming up with original ideas
We’re off to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s – we’ll be back on 2 January 2018.
The blue-based purple has been selected for its “provocative” and “thoughtful” shade, which nods to current trends in areas like spirituality and space exploration.
The Worth Partnership Project is calling for applicants to a new fund that will see collaboration between technology and textile, fashion, furniture and jewellery design.
An RCA graduate has started a social enterprise in Middlesbrough to teach young people, offenders and people recovering from addiction crafts skills that aim to help them get a job.
As the retailer marks its 30th birthday in the UK, we visit its immersive house party in London and speak to interior design leader Clotilde Passalacqua.
WPP merged its design consultancies and London Design Festival returned for its 15th edition – the design news from the last seven days.
Individual designers are able to submit their furniture designs directly to TalentLab, and products will be sold on the Made.com site depending on how many customers pledge their interest in
The company aims to cut down “environmental damage” and plastic production by recycling existing products rather than making new ones from scratch.
The festival will see installations, exhibitions and talks at hubs across the city, including existing design districts like Clerkenwell and Shoreditch, and new additions such as Mayfair.
Winning projects from this year’s graduates include a prosthetic “third thumb” and a manual wheelchair with an upper-body controlled steering system.
The annual tradeshow – which forms part of London Design Festival – will see a guest country pavilion from the US, and a craft pavilion hosting Britain-based designers and makers.
The initiative, founded by ex-Design Council CEO John Mathers and Damon Bonser, has reached its fundraising target and aims to help British product design start-ups.
We reveal all of the winners from last night’s Design Week Awards across every category, plus Best in Show, Hall of Fame and Rising Star.
If you’re planning to head to any graduate design shows this summer, here is our comprehensive guide to all of this year’s exhibitions.