Long gone are the times when exhibition design depended on the display case and a descriptive wall-mounted graphic formula. The massive spread of interactives and audiovisual technologies over the past few years has given museums the opportunity to create more engaging and dynamic environments. For museums, the challenge has been to gear up to technology without losing an aesthetically pleasing effect. For designers, creating these informed spaces is a tricky mix of conventional graphic mediums and the increasing desire for more abstract, three-dimensional, technological and audio attractions.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.
Returning to East London’s Old Truman Brewery, this year’s D&AD Festival boasts a line-up of speakers that includes graphic designer Craig Oldham and Pentagram’s Naresh Ramchandani. Here, we pick out
The annual Lexus Design Award, part of Milan Design Week, sees four finalists create concepts that aim to tackle world issues such as pollution, waste and recycling. We look at