When Alliance & Leicester opened its new chain of retail outlets aimed at home improvers, designed by BDG McColl, it invited the great frock-coat-clad home improver himself, the BBC’s Home Front co-host Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, to cut the ribbon. Trying to contain their awe at coming face-to-face with the ‘interiors guru’ himself are, from left to right, BDG’s Sue Weldon, Jonathan Barker, Nicky Young, Simon Tyas, James White and Louise Branch.
The spectacle company’s new app creates a 3D scan of users’ faces and suggests the best frames in a range of colours and technical customisations.
Spotlighting marginalised women designers, “heads on” design solutions to environmental issues and more – these are the anticipated design books we think you should read.
The design lab will invite students from the Royal College of Art to propose creative solutions for the climate crisis.
As part of our coverage of 2021’s graduate season, we’re spending five minutes with a selection of graduates from around the country to talk about their work, practice and future