Classic designs never die, they just change hands occasionally. BT is reportedly buying back old red telephone boxes to install in picturesque towns and villages. The communications giant sold the original boxes off, for as little as 50 each, in the Eighties. Punters put them to numerous uses, including as toilet cubicles. No change there.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
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.