Minor brushes with celebrity, number 2461: we once played tennis with Tchaik Chassay – architect, Groucho Club founder and sugar daddy to hot design duo Eskimo Design (see 100% Design feature, page 20). His accent was so clipped and posh we thought he was saying Jack, instead of Tchaik, when he introduced himself. Can you tell that we didn’t know who he was? Never mind. Tchaik and the Design Week hack did actually win the match 6-3, 6-4, as we recall.
Children’s book illustration student Viola Wang has scooped this year’s top prize, beating over 80 other entrants.
As the production designer works on last-minute preparations for the Brits, we speak to her about creating sets for the likes of Coldplay and One Direction, mastering the skill of
New research has found that while 30,000 students graduated from design courses between 2012-2013 and 2015-2016, only a quarter ended up going into “highly skilled” design jobs.
We Launch has redesigned the branding to “change the stigma” associated with the sports, which have now been brought together under one organisation.