Visitors to London’s newly refurbished Barbican should proceed with care when navigating the building. With an already complex system of floor levels, that confusingly boasts three ‘negative’ levels, visitors now face a re-routing between levels 0 and -1. Access to underground ‘level -1’ will now be via a ‘diagonal staircase at the opposite end of the foyer from the Silk Street entrance.’ We advise using satellite navigation.
In light of the upcoming December election, we asked design experts to deconstruct the six main political parties’ identities and election strategies.
The designer recalls how a serendipitous event led to him designing the Labour Party’s rose and transforming its visual identity in the 1980s.
University of the Arts London (UAL) offers vocational short courses such as interior design and others that offer a grounding in key skills such as service design.
If the trials are successful, the hubs – which offer everything from wine-tasting to make-up—will be rolled out country-wide.