Japanese architect Shigeru Ban is creating a tower made from cardboard for London’s South Bank as part of this year’s London Design Festival Size & Matter initiative. The structure will be on display from 19 September until mid-October. Marc Newson is designing a steel structure made from brightly coloured hexagonal panels as part of the same initiative.
Organised by file sharing service Loop.gl, London Loop will see work by designers and other creatives displayed in public spaces all over the city.
Bad News is a new research project from the University of Cambridge and Dutch media company Drog, which aims to help the public spot misinformation on their social media feeds
Discussed at this year’s Design Indaba, Netherlands-based design graduate Tomo Kihara has created a product that aims to spark conversation between homeless people and passers-by.
Curated by Sea Design, the exhibition focuses on the geometric identity created by consultancy Roundel, which was used on British Rail’s freight trains in the 1980s and 1990s.