Here is a collection of material and furniture trends from this year’s Design week in London. Exhibitions and events were more spread out in the city than ever before.
The name of the exhibition Breathing Colour at the Design Museum in London comes from light’s ability to make colours come to life. It has been put together by a famous Dutch textile designer Hella Jongerius. Going through the exhibition is a visual learning experience about the use of colour in industrial design.
Making prototypes as a part of the creative process has become a lot more accessible during recent years. Allowing to see as early in the design process as possible a 3D outcome is a great advantage. It enables more iterations and improvements to the finished product.
Flexible, colourful and cosy workspace was one of the key themes at this year’s Clerkenwell Design week. Many designs looks like they are meant for a relatively short ‘pitstop use’ with little emphasis on the ergonomics and more on lounging and relaxing than serious work. In this year’s show the exhibitions were more spread around the area than before, concentrating on furniture and less on traditional craft. Continue reading