China is facing a progressive isolation disrupting travel and business due to the Corona virus outbreak. Some of the country’s international events like DesignShanghai have being canceled, multinationals like Apple and Ikea shut the their stores, the stock exchange goes on a rollercoaster and major production plants stop, pausing whole supply chains on a global scale.
Low quality fakes sold online, the need for more crafts-related courses and Brexit. At the Collect fair in London, we interviewed the Crafts Council’s Executive Director Rosy Greenlees about the opportunities, challenges and risks of one of the UK’s most dynamic sectors.
Internet-based design brands and alternative models for online retail mark the beginning of a new digital era for design. And there might not be much space for those who dwell on the past.
SmallerObjects presents a new collection developed by international designers who believed in Claesson Koivisto Rune alternative royalty model.
The status of the art of design goes on show again at Milan Design Week. Salone del Mobile.Milano presented the contents and events that will shake the city from the 12th of April.