The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has confirmed that it will not be appointing a second ‘design champion’ as part of its Creative Economy Programme. The DCMS appointed Sir George Cox as one of two British design supremos in March, but, despite having a candidate lined up, the DCMS now says the second appointment will not be forthcoming.
We speak with Christina Koehn about how a team of 2000 designers works effectively and the challenges of designing ubiquitous, mass market products for a wide range of users.
The VMLY&R design team talks us through the tournament identity and its “typeface without borders”, which was crafted with inclusivity in mind.
We take a tour with Ralph Applebaum Associates, which designed the Second World War Gallery and Casson Mann which has designed the Holocaust Gallery.
The solar-powered pods can travel by raised or on-road tracks, carry 16 passengers at once and can be booked via an Uber-style app.