Stephen Bayley isn’t hanging around. Following his appointment as creative director to Millennium Central, he is implementing a full review of all the design work done so far. And, in a bid to find out the views of the man on the Canary Wharf omnibus, he has even discussed the possibility of a radio phone-in with the producers of Radio Four arts show Kaleidoscope. Genuine punters would be able to suggest features they would like to see in the Millennium Dome at Greenwich to Lord Rogers of Riverside and himself, says Bayley. One problem: “I haven’t mentioned it to Richard yet. But I will,” admits Bayley.
The new permanent displays are part of a year-long, Department for Transport led initiative to get more young people to study engineering.
This month, an exhibition opened showcasing 20 years of Penguin Essentials. Now, designers tell us about their favourite editions of books with illustrated covers.
Pentagram partner Michael Bierut has had a 40-year-career, which spans the ubiquitous Hillary Clinton US presidential campaign logo, Mastercard’s first rebrand in 20 years and the wayfinding for the New
Queens of Industry runs until 2019 at Leeds Industrial Museum, and tells the stories of working women who acted as industrial ambassadors for Britain throughout the 20th century.