November design news: postcards, Puma trainers and Preston’s brutalist bus station

Trainers that turn into compost, tiles made from microwaves and 100 years of Alessi

This month’s design news finds beauty in surprising places. Preston’s bus station is one of them: discover why this 1960s depot has received a prize from the World Monument Fund. A raffle to help refugees could put some work by Turner Prize winning artists on your wall and, finally, learn about a trainer that designers are hoping will turn into compost. Because beauty is more than skin deep.

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