The Tussauds Group Studios in London is designing the interiors, graphics and high-tech show featuring waxwork figures for the new Madame Tussaud’s in New York. The new building is scheduled to open on New York’s 42nd Street (DW 21 July). Costing almost 19m, Pearson’s latest venture will provide 5600m2 of exhibition space on five floors. The site, which is due to open in 1998, is ex- pected to attract two million visitors a year.
All three gold-winning projects in this year’s awards are rebrands of companies that were in economic decline.
Experts explore how fairer funding might be the answer to making the industry “more accessible”.
A podcast series on designing for impact and a networking event for designers are among this month’s highlights.
Nesta U-Shisha has been positioned as a safer alternative to traditional pipes, potentially cutting down cancer risks and carbon emissions.