'The beautiful and important culture of things'. Fascinating article by Stephen Bayley in The Independent on the importance of making. If you read one thing fully this week, make this it.
How Warwick University is training up the 'future industrialists of Britain'. Interesting interview with Kumar Bhattacharyya, founder of Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG)
Howdens joinery is to invest £20m in its two sites over the next couple of years, one of the largest investments in furniture manufacturing over the last decade.