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 updated visual identity, including a logo and campaign, looks to “reposition the educational charity verbally and put it back on the map visually”.
This year’s results follows a downward trend in popularity for creative subjects both at schools and universities.
The latest announcements also include a “multi-sensory” exhibition inspired by the sea at Oxo Tower Wharf.
As part of our series looking at jobs in design studios, we speak to Pip Fazakerly, developer at virtual reality and 3D design firm Framework Creative, about animating virtual spines,