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.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.
Starling Crossing is a prototype road design that would see crossings light up as people approach a road and disappear when nobody needs them.
As the retailer marks its 30th birthday in the UK, we visit its immersive house party in London and speak to interior design leader Clotilde Passalacqua.
The BlackBerry Motion has ditched the brand’s signature keyboard and has a 14cm-wide touchscreen, with an Apple-style home button at the bottom.