Lighting designer Jason Bruges, one of the designers behind the Puerta America hotel in Madrid, has created four giant 12m-high towers made from litmus paper that sense and respond to a variety of stimuli, such as daylight, wind and tides. Bruges was commissioned by the London Borough of Havering to design the sculptures, which act as markers distinguishing between the marsh areas and outer London. They will be placed on roundabouts close to the A13.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.
Returning to East London’s Old Truman Brewery, this year’s D&AD Festival boasts a line-up of speakers that includes graphic designer Craig Oldham and Pentagram’s Naresh Ramchandani. Here, we pick out
The annual Lexus Design Award, part of Milan Design Week, sees four finalists create concepts that aim to tackle world issues such as pollution, waste and recycling. We look at