Mobospace, created by BDG McColl Workplace, comprises a set of interacting, movable pods with interchangeable walls, set around a central core. The core houses a reception area, with an information point and Internet link. Each pod has its own contrasting colour scheme to help visually impaired people identify individual areas and signs are in Braille. The aim is that the advice, training and social facility is run primarily by disabled people for both disabled and able-bodied users in a bid to widen employment opportunities.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.