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.
A new exhibition at the theatre looks at the role scale models have to play in stage set design, picking out five productions from the last four decades as examples.
A Which? survey of over 10,000 people recently found that homebase.co.uk is the worst online retailer, while brands such as skincare company Liz Earle and electronics shop
The Design Museum’s annual Beazley DOTY awards and exhibition has announced its overall winner – an investigative digital project shedding light on injustice and war crimes – plus its six
“Individuality” and “playful” patterns and colours were key to the project, which includes designs for Graphcore’s intelligence processing units