Treviso-based Guglielmo Brambilla's work fuses poetic narratives and a love for the unexpected in materials and processes. It makes for objects that are both endearing and beautiful.
In our latest issue, we meet the designers rethinking the aesthetics of technology and assess the architectural legacy of the European Union in Britain
The Slovakian brand is reviving the country’s long history of toy-making and bringing the joys of hand-crafted games to a new generation. But will 21st-century children embrace analogue play?
A show at New York's Museum of Arts and Design reveals more about the diversity of contemporary Latin American design than its geographic specificity
The Slovakian brand Hravo is reviving the country’s long history of toy-making and bringing the joys of hand-crafted games to a new generation. But will 21st-century children embrace analogue play, asks Debika Ray?
A rug that tells you how long it took to make and an electroplated chess set inspired by dusty archives are among the Viennese duo's most recent experiments
For the Jerwood Makers Open, the London-based studio has created a tower that uses themes from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to explore the dangers of the digital age
For Design Museum Holon, Dutch trend-forecaster Edelkoort has curated an exhibition of work by Japanese designer Miyake and 70 others that celebrates the role of craft in contemporary design
The product designer seamlessly combines the German and British, industrial and craft, elements of his training to create innovative new forms for everyday objects.
Glenn Adamson's latest book about craft may win over even the staunchest of crafts-haters, says craft-sceptic Edwin Heathcote
Neri Oxman's experiments with 3D printing include furniture coverings that behave like skin, clothes that mimic a spider's thread and medical equipment modelled onw animal fur. Could such "biologically inspired" design hold the key to the technology's future?
Traditional French crystal maker Baccarat and Spanish designer Jaime Hayón are working together to create a body of work combining the old and the new – including a 170-year-old goblet design that now has Mickey Mouse ears.