Ron Arad Associates has designed a flagship showroom for luxury car brand Maserati, located in Modena, Italy and unveiled last week. A core feature of the space is a dramatic ‘acrobatic loop’ which has an upper sweep that serves as a canopy overhanging an ad hoc conference area. A personalisation area of the showroom incorporates car body colour samples and leather swatches, as well as 198 ‘doughnut-like’ samples across one wall (pictured). The showroom’s exit is a curved car port which opens mechanically.
We recently wrote about a long-lost Albanian alphabet, discovered by a university student from Kosovo. Now, typographers and graphic designers tell us about their favourite scripts, from Arabic ones
Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill has created the Saatchi Suite where visitors can experience and purchase the art and design which has been curated within the space.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.