Northern Design Festival

Northern Design Festival

Opening next month, the Northern Design Festival 2017 takes the theme 'Material Matters' and celebrates art, architecture, design and all things creative happening in the vibrant north

New Boosbeck

The Northern Design Festival runs from 3-8 November with exhibitions, talks and installations taking place in and around Newcastle upon Tyne. Work by more than 50 designers will be on show, including furniture maker Daniel Schofield and graphic artist Jimmy TurrellPictured above: see work at the Assembly House in Newcastle by New Boosbeck, a social enterprise led by artist Adam Clarke that works with community groups and members of the public to design and make furniture. New Boosbeck is named after a 1930s' initiative in Newcastle that looked to tackle unemployment through creativity

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