Figtree has created the identity for the Foster & Partners-designed development Ruskin Square, a £3.5bn urban regeneration project in Croydon. The 3.4ha site will include offices, housing, a theatre and public spaces. The development has been named after the 19th-century architect John Ruskin, who had connections with Croydon, and is intended to reflect a ‘personality rooted in the locality’.
We speak to the incoming CEO about why design needs to be at the forefront of “build back better” operations, and how her previous business background will help in her
While challenger investment platforms are reaching a new generation, there are plenty of design obstacles in the developing sector.
We speak to designer Christine Ayre, who was recently made a Fellow of King’s College London, about how design can give a sense of coherency to institutions’ output.
The design studio’s future-facing vehicle concept has Covid precautions and details inspired by the city of London.