The architect behind the London Eye, Marks Barfield, has announced plans to design an observation mast on the site of Brighton’s West Pier. The aerodynamic viewing pod, called i360, will soar 150m above sea level, carrying up to 100 visitors at any one time. It will have a slender and unobtrusive form. The i360 is expected to be built by 2008, if planning permission is obtained.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.
As World Mental Health Day takes place this week, we speak to designers, freelance creatives and illustrators about their experiences of mental illness or issues, and ask
News organisation the Guardian has relaunched its weekly paper, transforming it into a magazine in a bid to engage readers all over the world and highlight its “in-depth journalism”.