From a rebrand for the Southbank Centre to a visit to Dundee, the UK’s latest cultural hotspot, we round-up the news from the last seven days.
Mather & Co has designed the exhibition, which is set to take a world tour, and incorporated holographic and audio visual technology to create an interactive visitor experience.
The London-based culture and art hub, which is composed of four venues, has been given a new visual identity by studio North, dropping the Wolff Olins branding designed in 2007.
The London-based workspace chain aims to distinguish itself through “hotel-style hospitality” and being free from interruptions such as “people larking about or playing table tennis”.
The initiative, founded by ex-Design Council CEO John Mathers and Damon Bonser, has reached its fundraising target and aims to help British product design start-ups.
The Queen’s Speech has laid out the Government’s plans for the next two years, which include bills around Brexit, technical education and the national living wage. We look at what it means for designers.
The brand is being repositioned as a lifestyle brand aimed at young adults rather than a brand for professional artists.
The Creative Industries Federation has spoken out about structural changes within the Government’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport, which now sees a greater focus on digital, while arts and culture are bundled in with heritage and tourism.
The Counter Press has worked on the new look and feel, referencing the Art Deco and Art Nouveau heritage of the restaurant while marking the occasion of its reopening.
The new office does away with designated “neighbourhood” desks in favour of communal work spaces to encourage collaboration.
A team of creatives including Assemble and Jason Bruges Studio will take part in Test Unit 2017, a project looking to turn derelict, industrial areas in Glasgow into public spaces.
We visit the East London-based start-up to find out about its latest crowdfunding campaign, and the importance of learning creativity, technology and science from a young age.