Kraft Work… the power of paper

This February, the Aram Gallery in London will launch Kraft Work a new exhibition exploring the use of cardboard and paper in contemporary design. Pia Wüstenberg, Tabitha Bargh, Johannes Hemann and Iain Howlett are...

Marcel Wanders: Pinned Up

The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam is currently staging a major retrospective of work by Marcel Wanders, designer and creative director of Moooi. Marcel Wanders: Pinned Up at the Stedelijk – 25 Years of Design is the...

Get some Sleep

Sleep, Europe’s leading hotel design and development event comprising an Exhibition, Conference, Round Tables and Sleep Hotel, the built room-set challenge which this year taps into the Pop Art zeitgeist - returns this November. ...

Bocci create glass piece for V&A

Canadian designers Bocci will be unveiling a lighting installation at London Design Festival's hub venue, the Victoria & Albert Museum. Entitled 28.280 and designed by Omer Arbel, the installation will fill the museum's main atrium...

Finalists announced for Delight in Light competition

  The ten finalists of this year’s Delight in Light student design competition have been revealed ahead of the final round of judging, to take place at 100% Design. The competition, held in partnership with The...

Delight in Light

Hundreds of new designs will compete in the Delight in Light National Young Designer Competition, staged for the first time at 100% Design in collaboration with the Lighting Industry Association. All four corners of...

Sharon Marston at Buckingham Palace show

A handcrafted chandelier by UK lighting designer Sharon Marston will illuminate the stand of British jeweller Mappin & Webb at July’s Coronation Festival, 11-14 July 2013. The festival is a one-off summer event sees the gardens of Buckingham Palace...

Apollo

Apollo is made largely from coconut fibre, a material with huge environmental and social benefits. This fibre is extracted from the husk protecting the coconut fruit (which grows to full size in just 45...

FormaLa

This flexible LED lamp allows a designer to generate an infinite array of shapes - straight or curved lines, symmetric and asymmetric forms – that scrawl across a surface. As a lighting idea, it...

designjunction introduce lightjunction

Organisers of contemporary design and culture event designjunction have revealed plans for a new show dedicated entirely to high-end decorative lighting.  lightjunction will form part of the third annual designjunction event, due to be held...

Introducing INTRO NY

For those visiting New York for this year's Design Week, a new show has entered the mix. Supported by the organisers of designjunction  and held by contemporary design agent smallpond INTRO NY will be a capsule...

Foscarini to open New York ‘spazio’

Foscarini will use this months New York Design Week to open their latest showroom, Foscarini Spazio Soho. The launch follows hard on the heels of the brand’s Milan space launch in April. Designer Ferruccio Laviani has...

Collective .1, New York

A mix of classic and contemporary decorative lighting pieces will be among the exhibits at Collective, a new design fair in New York City. The show will present a cohesive, curated selection from galleries...

MILAN 13: Aiko Telgen’s Ion Lamp Series

With displays at both Ventura Lambrate and the Temporary Museum for New Design in the Tortona District, Aiko Telgen was one of those designers whose work seemed to be a recurring theme throughout Milan...

Karim Rashid to present and DJ at May Design Series

Karim Rashid, one of the most prolific designers of his generation, will be taking centre stage at this year’s May Design Series, taking place from 19-21 May 2013 at ExCeL London. An epic career spanning...