Design Technology teacher Pan Panayiotou completed his fourth London marathon last month. Finishing the 26-mile course in four hours and seven minutes, Panayiotou, who raised 500 for the Teachers Benevolent Fund says conditions were ‘very hot and humid’. ‘I experienced “the wall” at 18 or 19 miles and it was really hard from then on in,’ he says. Panayiotou refuses to speculate about competing next year. ‘Ask me when I’ve forgotten what the pain feels like,’ he laughs.
The Design Council will work with the Mayor’s office to seek out and develop “innovation teams” to help the city bounce back from Covid.
Special Projects has designed the Moving Buttons concept, which could allow 50 people to use a screen every hour without touching the same spot.
Shift Agency will allow past and present students of the Shift education programme to work on client briefs and add to their portfolio.
Following the news of Bruce Blackburn’s passing at the age of 82, we look back on how the ubiquitous red logo was developed.