Industrial Facility

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Locale book launched!


Locale, a new book written by Sam Hecht and Kim Colin and published by Herman Miller, suggests a new method for how the subject of 'work' could be thought of both in planning and use. The book is interspersed with personal essays on design, and with over 50 photographs by Gerhardt Kellermann.

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News Item 446
Retail Facility relaunched!
After five years since the launch of Retail Facility - our sister webshop that make available hard-to-find products designed by Industrial Facility - we thought it time to create a new design and interface. Created with German programmer Jacomo Rygulla, the new shop involves an ever-changing protocol built around the concept of pictorial browsing.
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Bottle watch is launched


The Bottle watch is a unisex, analogue watch with raised nodules around its glass perimeter, similar to those found on the bottom of a glass beverage bottle that often add up to sixty. Designed for Nava Milano, an Italian accessories company, in colours that follow typical glass bottles - brown ale, green wine, clear spirt and blue water - and launched during the Milan Salone de Mobile, 2014.

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What is the future of design as a profession, an imaginative process, and an education?


A panel discussion with Sam Hecht of Industrial Facility, Tony Dunne of Dunne+Raby, Roberto Feo of El Ultimo Grito and Daniel Weil, subject of the Design Museum show 'Time Machines'.


Chaired by Martina Margetts, Senior Tutor in Critical and Historical Studies, Royal College of Art.


Tuesday 27 May 8pm

Design Museum, London

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