An unexpected hurdle had to be overcome by Luxon Carr during its work on new interiors for airline Britannia. The group had developed several styles of seat covers (see First Sight), intended to be arranged randomly for an informal feel. But engineers working on a mock interior had different ideas. They insisted on deploying the covers in neat blocks, by colour.
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.
Starling Crossing is a prototype road design that would see crossings light up as people approach a road and disappear when nobody needs them.
As the retailer marks its 30th birthday in the UK, we visit its immersive house party in London and speak to interior design leader Clotilde Passalacqua.
The BlackBerry Motion has ditched the brand’s signature keyboard and has a 14cm-wide touchscreen, with an Apple-style home button at the bottom.