Design Junction moves to King’s Cross and overhauls format to build show around more divisible spaces and a new emphasis on interaction.
The latest furniture design news, views, inspiration and opinion.
The Victoria and Albert museum is host to exhibitions, talks, installations and design-led products for this year’s LDF – we sum up the things to catch.
The charity has introduced the award in response to Britain’s £3.3bn trade deficit.
Germany’s Vitra Design Museum has opened a new archive and exhibition space called Schaudepot, which brings the gallery’s 7,000 piece collections out of storage and into public view.
A change to the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act will mean that designers’ work will be protected for 70 years after they die – as long as their designs qualify as being Works of Artistic Craftsmanship.
From the expansion of huge museums including Tate Modern and National Museum of Scotland, to Margaret Calvert receiving an OBE, we round up some of the key design events from the last seven days.
Ikea is set to open a 7000m2, four-storey museum space in Älmhult, Sweden on 30 June, and hopes to teach visitors about the humble roots of the furniture brand.
In addition to the category awards and best of show we also celebrate a young Rising Star, induct two design industry greats into our Hall of Fame and find the best Best of Show ever in the Age of Design category. The results are as follows…
All of the winners from the Design Week Awards, project profiles and reaction from the judges.
We’ve rounded up art and design colleges and universities from all over the UK, which will showcase graduate work spanning disciplines from product and textile to graphic and furniture design.
Prince Philip has handed designer maker Makepeace the prize in recognition of his work as a designer and contribution to the industry.
From a dramatic, new minimal look for Instagram to the unveiling of new rail station designs, we round up some of the key design events from the last seven days.
Design consultancy Studio Makgill has partnered with furniture company H Furniture to create a new version of the WW chair. The WW chair draws inspiration from the classic Windsor chair, and was previously only available in natural wood colours. The new limited edition range, which is being previewed at London Design Festival’s Designjunction this week, includes […]
Designer furniture company Vitra has turned a two-storey building in Shoreditch, London, into an office and lounge space, as part of London Design Festival. The space aims to be an area where people can “exchange ideas on how workspaces are evolving into the future”, says Vitra. The ground floor of the pop-up office includes the […]
Philips Lighting has announced a new lighting range, called New Vintage. Drawing on the themes of retro and nostalgia, the range includes the Surrey pendant, featuring black and copper detail and a metallic finish. The range is available this month, with the Surrey pendants priced from £49.
HCWD Studio has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a modular coat rack designed to make hanging clothes more efficient. Y-Rack is made from stainless steel and zinc alloy, and can be assembled and reassembled to suit different storage needs. The coat rack’s hanging pattern has branch-like hangers resembling a tree, which spread out in a […]
Made in Design has released a Back to School collection for its Autumn Winter 2016 range. The set comprises office furniture and supplies, lighting and accessories, including an exclusive pattern designed by ICH & KAR, called Penrose Fancy Wood, available in a large coffee table and an eight-seater dinner table. The collection is available to […]
Furniture design company Herman Miller has worked with consultancy Forpeople to create a range of meeting and home side chairs, which aim to be “responsive” to people’s movements and offer “immediate comfort”. The Keyn Chair Group is a collection of chairs formed of a modular system of four separate parts – base, cradle, seat shell and upholstered pad. The […]
Interior design company Bert & May is probably best known for its encaustic tiles, but it also designs a range of other interior pieces. Working with Ciarán O’Brien, Lucas Che Tizard and Lionel Real de Azúa of Red Deer Architects, Bert & May has designed a new hot box for summer. The fire pit weighs […]
British designer Christopher Jenner has created his first-ever chair, for Gallery FUMI in Porto Cerva, Italy. The piece, which is part of his studio’s ongoing exploration of traditional English crafts, was made with Felicity Irons. Irons is one of the last remaining rush weavers in Europe, and she and Jenner worked together on the chair, […]
Tom Dixon has showcased a selection of new light work at London’s Clerkenwell Design Week. The lights were displayed at St James’ Church in the area. New products include Dixon’s Flask Oil pendant lights, which have been inspired by the geometry of chemical laboratory glassware, Dixon says. The three lights are a cylinder, sphere and […]
Siam Discovery has been given a complete interior and exterior reconstruction by Nendo. The retail complex, in Bangkok, Thailand, is designed to be a futuristic “lifestyle laboratory” which encourages visitors to enjoy a mixture of tastes and lifestyles. The interior includes 13 visual motifs which represent scientific discovery, and a wall composed of 220-frame shaped […]
Briars, who is from a retail background, has been chosen to head up all retail, brand and creative strategy as The Conran Shop sets out plan to be “the best destination lifestyle retailer in the world.”
Design and architecture collective Assemble talk about how their team is set up, the need to involve the community in their process, and why they don’t see themselves as “artists”.
As this year’s Milan Furniture Fair approaches, designers tell us what they’ll be looking out for.
Our panel of Age of Design experts tell us how they think design is changing our homes.