Coming soon to that abandoned petrol station, run-down street corner or obsolete industrial building near you – a new Terence Conran restaurant! Only joking. We think. It seems that every building which falls into disuse is linked in the pages of the national press with the ubiquitous “design guru and restaurateur”. The latest one is the Art Deco control room at Battersea Power Station, which, The Daily Telegraph informs its readers, “isn’t Mezzo-sized but has beautiful panels and dials”. Good for clocking up the bills, no doubt.
Design studio The Team has given the charity a new identity centred around the equals symbol, in a bid to highlight its aim to make the UK a better place
The festival, which will run in October and is focusing on the work of pioneering female authors, is now in its 12th year and has been given a new look
As the V&A becomes the hub for the London Design Festival for the 10th time, we take a closer look at the installations, displays and talks happening throughout the week
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director John Spencer, says jargon and bullshit are getting in the way of people understanding and valuing design.