London Design group 1977 Design Creative has completed a striking set of marketing collateral for Benoy Architects. Vivid washes of colour give an illustrative texture to the architect’s environments, in a departure from the usual photographic treatments. ‘Benoy wanted something radical to set it apart,’ says 1977 Design Creative partner Jonathan Beacher. The Kowloon Waterfront (left) was part of a plan to develop an arts district for the Hong Kong suburb that included an opera house, open air amphitheatre, sculpture garden and cultural plaza.
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From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
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.