LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial,
Galleries 2A, 2B, Gijón, Asturia, Spain
Curated by El Último Grito, the creative partnership of Roberto Feo and Rosario Hurtado, Nowhere/Now/Here is a journey investigating new lines of enquiry in contemporary design.
As a master of Mechatronics, London-based designer Moritz Waldemeyer knows a thing or two about the fusion of design and technology.
While offering a bit of insight into his ingenuity, Waldemeyer talks with Max Fraser about his own work, his collaborations with some of the world’s top designers, and his views on how technology is changing the face of design.
Liverpool Metropolitan Museum, England
In Liverpool this autumn, as part of Liverpool’s European Capital of Culture celebrations, the RIBA Trust will present the first major UK exhibition of works by world renowned architect Le Corbusier, for over 20 years.
3 Loughborough Street
King Bonk is an exhibition of work by London-based designers Fredrikson Stallard. The show will feature the duo's newest designs, the King Bonk chair and footstool - remarkable hand-crafted pieces in a limited edition of eight pairs.
Arts Centre Washington
Biddick Lane, Fatfield, District 7, Washington, Tyne & Wear NE38 8AB, UK
Forming part of ‘Design Event 08’, the UK’s North East annual design festival, ‘Gothic’ is an exhibition which aims to bring together design, craft and fine art that reflects a renewed interest in the macabre, the exotic, the fantastic and the disturbing.
In a world where globalization is leading to an increased homogenization of local identity and culture, Max Fraser and Aaron Stone have created a film to explore the notion of national identity and 'Britishness' in design. Does Britain have a national identity in its material landscape?
Mother, Biscuit Building
10 Redchurch Street, London
Plastic is with us virtually from now to eternity: impervious to bacteria, acid, salt, rust, breakage and, in some cases, able to withstand heat, plastic is something of a miracle substance.
5 Cromwell Place
Tomorrow sees the launch of Tom Dixon's first ever sample sale in an event to mark the end of the London Design Festival 2008.
Items up for grabs will include upholstery, lighting and furniture, along with some iconic Dixon products; the Copper Shade Lights and Wire Series Chair.