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Tyne and Wear Metro passengers can choose station colour Video

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

German artist Lothar Goetz has compiled a palette of six colours, one of which will be used on feature walls in Newcastle’s Central Station. 


New Tottenham Court Road interiors aim to “enhance” Paolozzi’s designs

Wed, 14 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

A new ticket hall and entrance has opened at Tottenham Court Road Tube station in London.

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A stylish lamp for those with Seasonal Affective Disorder

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

22-year-old designer Steve Swanton has created a lamp that bridges aesthetics and treatment for those with the condition.


The Yard overhauls Nutricentre in a bid to "change the perception of health retail"

Mon, 12 Jan 2015 | By Tom Banks

The Tesco-owned Nutricentre store concept has been created with interactive elements that cater for high- and low-knowledge customer groups. 


Russell Sage designs Hospital Club bedrooms

Mon, 12 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

The rooms feature artworks by emerging artists as well as “erotic” minibars.


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.

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Morrisons launches new bespoke store format

Fri, 9 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

Consultancy M Worldwide has designed tailored store layouts and product ranges for three new stores in Surrey, Gateshead and Milton Keynes.


Designing the interiors for a 141,000-ton cruise ship

Thu, 8 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

Consultancy Richmond has created all the interior designs for the 141,000-ton P&O cruise ship Britannia, which is set to launch from Southampton in March.


Design industry predictions for 2015 – part two

January 2015

In the second part of our series of design industry predictions for 2015, leading industry figures tell us what they think will happen in retail, packaging, furniture, exhibition and editorial design.


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.

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£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. 

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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.


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. 

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