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Blackpool seeks designers for town museum, promising “this will be no conventional museum”

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

Blackpool Council says the new museum, opening in 2018, will be “immersive, participatory and inclusive”.

Printed Matter Eleven

Limited edition prints by Peter Blake and Shepard Fairey

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

Printed Matter exhibition showcases work by big names from the art and design world.


Mr B & Friends designs identity for The Cheltenham Trust

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

The consultancy has created the identity for Cheltenham’s newly-established cultural hub.

Test section of hive structure

UK Pavilion begins to take shape

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 | By Tom Banks

Work has started on the beehive-themed UK Pavilion for Milan Expo 2015 which will succeed Thomas Heatherwick’s Seed Cathedral.

Blow Up, Untitled 1, 2007, Ori Gersht © Ori Gersht, Private Collection

Revelations: an exhibition of scientific discovery

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

Revelations: Experiments in Photography at the Science Museum showcases the influence of 19th century scientific photos on contemporary art.


A geometric box of chocolates

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

Japanese consultancy Nendo has designed nine 26mm³ chocolates into different geometric shapes to represent different textures.

Kazimir Malevich

Adventures of the Black Square: an abstract art exhibition

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

The display of works at the Whitechapel Gallery showcases the roots and developments of abstraction from 1915 to the present day, based on Kazimir Malevich’s “black square” painting.

Gary McCann's design of operetta Die Fledermaus

Shining a spotlight on the “Cinderella" discipline of theatre design

Wed, 14 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

An exhibition celebrating the last four years of theatre set, costume and installation design has opened at Nottingham Trent University, hosted by the Society of British Theatre Designers. 


Can a typeface promote unity? We look at two Arabic/Hebrew fonts Video

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

We chat to two Israeli designers about Arabic/Hebrew typefaces they have created in a bid to create unity between the two languages.

Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson, Song for Coal

Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s Song for Coal

Mon, 12 Jan 2015 | By Sam Warner

The designers of a new installation say they want to create a state of contemplation on the impact of coal.


National Maritime Museum plots £3.9m West Wing refurb

Fri, 9 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

London’s National Maritime Museum is seeking exhibition designers as it plans a £3.9 million refurbishment of its West Wing.


Design and the "sensorisation of tech" Video

Fri, 9 Jan 2015 | By Tom Banks

Wearable tech is finally becoming truly wearable and household objects are becoming more connected as design embraces the sensorisation of tech.


The art of scent

Wed, 7 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

A recently opened exhibition in Madrid focuses on artworks that you can’t see, hear or touch – but instead you have to smell.

Business as Usual Ged Palmer

Humorous hand-painted signs exhibited in East London

Tue, 6 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

Business as Usual showcases light-hearted signs using an imaginative selection of fictitious business and product names.


National Museum of Scotland seeks interactive designers

Mon, 5 Jan 2015 | By Tom Banks

The National Museum of Scotland is looking to appoint up to four consultancies to develop a series of interactive experiences for new galleries.

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