Pictured above is one of ten Channel Fish created by French sculptor Jean-Luc Vilmouth to hang in the Nicholas Grimshaw-designed Waterloo International rail terminal in London. Inaugurated this week, the 44m shoal of fish move and weave, speeding up with the imminent departure of trains. Vilmouth says the fish are inspired by the animal appearance of the terminal, the trains, the shape of the Channel Tunnel itself, and the sand eels, a sprightly coastal fish.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
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.