Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

5th Edition of Young Explorer’s Pack for Wellcome Collection

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Hooray! Our Wellcome Collection Young Explorer’s Pack is celebrating its 5th edition. It is packed full of activities for families exploring the Medicine Man and Medicine Now permanent galleries at the Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE, UK.

Monday, March 24th, 2014

Austurland: Designs From Nowhere

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Antler Train – Image courtesy Designs From Nowhere

Spark Design Space
Klapparstígur 33
101 Reykjavík
20 March – 17 May 2014
Open 10.00 – 18.00, Saturdays 12.00 – 16.00

I am showing new work as part of Austurland: Designs from Nowhere. The group exhibition explores the possibilities for small-scale design and production in East Iceland, using locally sourced materials and skills. The exhibited work was created following a series of workshops that took place in Autumn 2013 featuring the designers Max Lamb, Þórunn Árnadóttir, Julia Lohmann and Gero Grundmann collaborating with local practitioners in Egilsstaðir, Djúpivogur, Eskifjörður, Vopnafjörður and Norðfjörður. The products are presented for the first time at Spark Design Space during DesignMarch.

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Tidal Ossuary exhibited at MAKK Cologne

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The ‘Tidal Ossuary’ vases, courtesy Gallery Libby Sellers, made in collaboration with Julia Lohmann are featured in the exhibition ‘Isn’t it romantic? Zeitgenössisches Design zwischen Poesie und Provokation’ (Contemporary design between poetry and provocation) at the MAKK (Museum für Angewandte Kunst Köln) in Cologne, Germany, from 14 January to 21 April 2013. Find out more HERE.

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Design Week feature: “Extra/Ordinary design from Croatia”

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The UK/Croatia Extra/Ordinary Design Workshops Exhibition is featured in Design Week magazine. The article by Angus Montgomery introduces the people, process and products involved in the inclusive design workshops. You can read it HERE.

Monday, January 7th, 2013

The UK/Croatia Extra/Ordinary Design Workshops Exhibition

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The UK/Croatia Extra/Ordinary Design Workshops Exhibition is on show at the British Council Gallery at 10 Spring Gardens, London SW1A 2BN from 7-27 January 2013.

The exhibition presents the award-winning inclusive design work of UK and Croatian designers with with organisations run by, employing or educating socially marginalised groups. It highlights the power of design to transform lives both socially and economically. The UK/Croatia Extra/Ordinary Design Workshops Exhibition is the first event of the Welcome Croatia festival marking Croatia’s accession to the EU.

The UK/Croatia Extra/Ordinary Design Workshops are a collaboration between the British Council Croatia, the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Royal College of Art, the Croatian Designers Association and the School of Design, University of Zagreb.

The exhibition is curated by Julia Cassim of the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design and designed by Gero Grundmann of Studio Bec.