Described as an ‘intimate’ rather than ‘ultimate’ clubbing experience, Southampton’s Rhino Club nevertheless has seen its capacity more than double – from 50 to 120 people – with a refurbishment by Brighton group Morrison Eaglen Design (MED). Described by the designers as a ‘marriage of contrasts’, the scheme features metal and wood and ‘deep and sparkling’ lighting.
The design studio has renamed the funeral comparison service Beyond, giving it a new identity centred around a three-dimensional, cartoon man, which looks to counter the “sunsets, flowers and doves”
A new, independent magazine celebrating classic graphic symbols has launched, based on a popular Instagram account created by a London-based designer.
The charity has published its second Design Economy report, which looks at the value of the industry and who makes it up. While design contributes £85bn to the economy, there
D&AD’s annual student and graduate awards sees 194 recipients of its coveted pencil prizes this year, with a campaign for the housing crisis taking the top spot.