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Plans for Exhibition Road tunnel unveiled

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

Three groups of students from the Royal College of Art have won a competition to transform the tunnel leading from South Kensington tube station into a design space. 

Battersea Power Station Atrium design by Rockwell Group

Rockwell Group reveals Battersea Power Station interior designs Video

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 | By Tom Banks

Rockwell Group is working alongside Wilkinson Eyre Architects on a series of interior spaces at Battersea Power Station which is being redeveloped as a mixed-use site. 

Museum of Applied Arts Berlin wayfinding by Double Standards

Museum of Applied Arts Berlin reopens with new wayfinding solution Video

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 | By Tom Banks

Double Standards has designed a guidance system which orientates visitors and combines exhibition and exhibit information in a four-colour gradient solution.

Action Square

£2bn BBC theme park presents design oppportunities

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 | By Tom Banks

Paramount London Entertainment Resort will feature rides based on Hollywood blockbusters and BBC programmes. 

Pantone 18-1438 Marsala

Pantone's colour of the year for 2015 is… Marsala

Thu, 4 Dec 2014 | By Tom Banks

The “naturally robust and earthy red” will emenate “a sophisticated natural earthiness” according to Pantone.

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Design industry predicted to be worth £3.8bn by 2018

Tue, 2 Dec 2014 | By Tom Banks

Figures from Falmouth University and the Centre for Economics and Business Research show that design was worth £3.4 billion in 2012. 

Cooper Hewitt

New York’s Cooper Hewitt museum to reopen following “transformation” Video

Mon, 1 Dec 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Vistors to the reopened design museum will be given an interactive “pen” to record and share their favourite exhibits.

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Tangerine redesigns portable hotel brand Snoozebox

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

The consultancy has recreated the interiors to make it more comfortable for use at festivals and other outdoor events.

Godown is an old Indian word for warehouse

&Smith brings 1920s Bombay to Dishoom King's Cross

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 | By Tom Banks

A brand story imagines a cafe set up in 1920s Bombay by an Iranian settler.

Ralph Appelbaum Assocaiates for Royal Airforce Museum

Ralph Appelbaum Associates creates air power exhibition for RAF Museum

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

Royal Air Force Museum’s new permanent exhibition, looking at air power in the First World War. 

The restaurant space

The Ivy to open sister restaurant with Martin Brudnizki interiors

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The Ivy Market Grill is intended to be an “informal and sophisticated alternative” to its sister venue.

The basement space

Hunter’s flagship store is full of eccentricities

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Checkland Kindleysides has created the new Hunter’s flagship store on London’s Regent Street, taking inspiration from the British countryside.

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Rotating seats and eye-control systems – is this the car interior of the future? Video

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Mercedes has created a design for what it suggests might be the car “interior of the future”.

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A pop-up store for the Science Museum made from 4000 test-tubes Video

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The BAT Studios designs aim to use “colour and repetition to create surfaces with texture and depth that references sweetshops and pharmacies”.

Eurostar

Eurostar set to launch new Pininfarina trains Video

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The new e320 trains are set to go into service next year.


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