The Design Museum is one of the world’s leading museums devoted to contemporary design in every form, from furniture to graphics, and architecture to industrial design. Situated near to Tower Bridge, the Design Museum works to place home-grown and international design at the centre of contemporary culture, and offers visitors inspiring exhibitions and a vibrant […]
A couple of weeks ago (Letters, DW 22 October), I warned of the potential £1m cost to the design community of most of of the nation’s design consultancies trying (and failing) to get on the new Central Office of Information rosters (News, DW 24 September). I also gave an example of a public sector tender […]
In response to Greg Quinton’s question regarding whether there is any interest out there for a follow-up to the seminal book A Smile in the Mind (Letters, DW 22 October), I’d support a new edition. His other question, about whether such work is really relevant any more, is more interesting. I believe it is, though […]
I am writing to follow up the letter titled ‘So long, Ray, you’ll be a very hard act to follow’, sent in by Gareth Roberts of Bulletproof Design (Letters, DW 8 October). Ray Gregory, as Roberts says, has influenced many of today’s leading design talents and, although he’ll be sorely missed in his previous role […]
Consultancy United Visual Artists has designed four free-falling chandeliers, constructed using more than 600 LED tubes and 46 000 LEDs, as part of Covent Garden’s A Very Merry Christmas programme. It goes live on 9 November.
CBS is set to launch its first non-US channels, with design by Kemistry. In a tie-up with Chello Zone, CBS will launch three new stations on Sky on 16 November. Kemistry refers back to CBS’s ‘golden age’ of programming in the 1960s and 1970s for its branding, promos and idents. ‘These days, the budgets aren’t […]
Bruce Munro has launched an appeal to collect old CDs to create his new installation CD Sea. The work will be on display at Long Knell Field in Wiltshire in spring 2010.
Fruit Design has created a 60-page book in celebration of the Stanwell Mural – a community project taking place as part of the regeneration of Stanwell in Surrey. The consultancy was commissioned by property group A2 Dominion.
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