INTERWOVEN: KVADRAT TEXTILE AND DESIGN BOOK RELEASED 28 Oct ’13
Jane’s contribution to Kvadrat’s new book released this month, the essay ‘Between artifice and nature: colour since the 1960s’ explores how the use of colour in design has developed in relation to the history of Kvadrat’s innovative textile colour palettes.
Read an excerpt of the full essay on disegnodaily.com
THE BROMPTON PITCH 19-21 Sept ’13
The Brompton Pitch is an open air showcase for design on Exhibition Road curated by Jane Withers and Johanna Agerman Ross and produced by Brompton Design District in collaboration with Disegno.
2013 participants: Casting London, Fixperts, Phil Cuttance, Studio Chehade, Okolo and Disegno.
Watch Casting London manufacture their pedel powered souvenirs on-site on Exhibition Road in their vimeo film of the project here.
BROMPTON DESIGN DISTRICT, LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL 14-22 Sept ’13
This year the Brompton Design District programme expands its role as a platform for new design and a leading event during London Design Festival with engaging events from the design showrooms in Brompton Cross to the District’s innovative Pop-Up programme curated by Jane Withers.
RICHARD ROGERS RA: INSIDE OUT AT THE ROYAL ACADEMY, 18 July -13 Oct ‘13
Celebrating the architect’s 80th year the exhibition, co-curated by the RA’s Jeremy Melvin and Jane Withers, aims to reveal the ideas behind some of the most radical and pioneering buildings of the 20th Century including the Centre Pompidou and Lloyd’s of London. Using previously unseen archival material, original drawings, sketchbooks and personal objects Roger’s life and career are examined in relation to his influential work as a speaker, writer and political activist.