Sir Michael Bichard is to become executive director of the Institute for Government, where he aims to lobby for solutions to Govern mental problems through inclusive design.
With the opening of Westfield London just weeks away, its retail design chief Paula Wyllie is not hanging around. Clare Dowdy goes on-site at the massive new shopping centre with
The much anticipated £100m London arts and music venue Kings Place opens officially to the public this week, the culmination of a raft of interiors, signage, branding and environmental design
Reduce or reinvent? Why choose when you can do both, and help clients innovate with a clear conscience at the same time? says John Sandom
Car design, shaped by the needs of the internal combustion engine for a century, is now undergoing a revolution thanks to developments in battery technology. Guy Bird looks at what
The rustle of petticoats, or snap of a lipstick case, may not count as music but they are just as evocative as any fanfare or lament.
Installations you can smell, hear and feel are at the forefront of interaction design. They create environments that enhance mood by engaging all five senses – and often seem to
Far from hindering their use as a gaming platform, the small screens of mobile phones have triggered a renaissance in high quality, design-led games. Minimalism, nostalgia and Japanese comic art
The numbers speak volumes. Within 20 days of its App Store launch, Sega sold 300 000 copies of Super Monkeyball, while Tap Tap Revenge from Palo Alto start-up Tapulous was
TV used to be easy. There were just two broadcasters and three channels, and they decided what we watched, when we watched it. Now there are umpteen content providers and
As converging technologies morph mobile phones in to mini computers, the way users interact with them also changes. In demand is speed, simplicity and easy navigation, as much as rich
The importance of time and place information, and its propensity to change, make airport wayfinding an ideal candidate for digital signage. Basic systems now exist in many departure and arrival