Consultancy Casson Mann has made a blue whale skeleton called Hope the focal point of the redesign, as the institution looks to transition to a “museum of the future”.
This month freelance illustrator and columnist Ben Tallon meets ad guru Sir John Hegarty and talks about why taking risks is so important in the freelance world.
Ferrari: Under the Skin will explore the company’s design history by showcasing early design models, memorabilia and some of its famous cars.
From an exhibition celebrating 20th century Italian designer Franco Grignani, to a new initiative from the Mayor of London making housing in the capital more “affordable”, we round up the design news from the last seven days.
The two cities in France and Australia have been shortlisted to take the title, with the winner expected to be announced this October.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
The Mayor of London has committed to the Good Growth by Design programme, rallying the likes of David Adjaye and Wayne Hemingway to help make London’s buildings more “affordable”, “inclusive” and “environmentally-sustainable”.
The charity, which funds research into conditions such as Crohn’s and Irritable Bowel Syndrome, has taken on a new visual identity and ad campaign to “dismiss enduring taboos”.
As a new exhibition featuring some of Grignani’s most famous works opens at London’s Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, we ask curator Marco Meneguzzo why the artist and designer’s style remains so influential internationally today.
Plywood: Material of the Modern World will detail 167 years of the “ubiquitous” material’s use and manufacture, from World War Two aeroplanes to the first ever surfboards.
The social media company plans to build new retail and office space, and 1,500 apartments as part of a new campus development, but has admitted that only 15% of the housing will be below the market rate.
Communications coach John Scarrott runs through the traps that creative directors and account managers should avoid when leading presentations, and how they can make a positive impression on their audience.