Design Research Unit is opening an office in the United Arab Emirates as a platform for further work in the region. A sponsor for the move is about to be confirmed, says DRU director Chris Ellingham. DRU has just refurbished its second branch of the Al Ghurair Exchange Bank in Dubai. It will soon start on remaining branches.’The bank is looking to expand into Abu Dhabi and other parts of the Arab Emirates,’ says Ellingham.
The infamous “swipe-right” dating app has a new, minimal logo of a flame symbol, and a “cleaner” app design with a greater focus on photography.
This year’s A-level results indicate a 3% drop in students accepted onto art and design undergraduate courses, down by over 1,500 people.
The print designs for Eduardo Paolozzi’s multi-coloured mosaic tiles, which were almost destroyed in 2015, are to be auctioned this week in his hometown, Edinburgh.
A patent filed by the Google-owned autonomous vehicle company shows how sensors in its cars could be used to detect a collision with a pedestrian or cyclist, and soften the