Usually it’s the technology that lets you down, but for British Design and Art Direction’s DVD launch at London’s Ministry of Sound the problem was more structural. The sculptural installation by D&AD Gold winner Thomas Heatherwick seemed destined to remain a concept, until a call to seasoned interiors man Ben Kelly on the morning of the event saved the day. ‘I just brought in a couple of shopfitters,’ says Kelly, calmly. Of course. The ravers in the main room were too lost in music to appreciate the back-stage bother.
New research suggests that while businesses value the importance of design, they are less willing to involve creatives at board level. Looking at the benefits of creative decision-making, Mat
The Leeds-based restaurant has been given a new visual identity by Dutchscot, which plays on the theme of “togetherness” by combining traditional motifs from Yorkshire and Japan.
This week is national Refugee Week, a seven-day series of art, film, music and theatre events celebrating the contributions of refugees to the UK. We mark the
The publisher’s annual awards saw 2,100 design students submit book cover interpretations for Animal Farm, A Brief History of Time and Noughts & Crosses — a judging panel has whittled