Design Real at the Serpentine Gallery


This month, London’s Serpentine Gallery plays host to Design Real, an exhibition of mass produced objects that, as decided by the curator, KONSTANTIN GRCIC, are not only effectively fulfilling their purpose but “the purpose itself has to be good”. With

Dual Purpose at the Assembly


“Dual purpose” can be somewhat of a dirty word in the design industry. Frequently conjuring up images of nonsensical late night shopping channel adverts and baffling design hybrids, take, for instance, Thirst Aid’s Beer Hat. A globally recognised drinking cap,

David Chipperfield: Form Matters at the Design Museum


Unlike Art, Architecture is particularly difficult to exhibit in a gallery in forms of models and photographs, much less exhibit well. But the best of those exhibitions are those that pull beyond their models and photographs, and ultimately manage to