General Motors has announced that it will centre its restructured European operations from a new European Design Centre at its Russelsheim base in Germany. The centre is due to open next January. The move follows the appointment of former Opel head of design Bryan Nesbit to oversee its Vauxhall, Opel and Saab brands. GM Europe is also planning to set up a global Saab design team that will be based in a new Saab Brand Centre in Sweden.
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.
As World Mental Health Day takes place this week, we speak to designers, freelance creatives and illustrators about their experiences of mental illness or issues, and ask