A search to discover the public’s most-loved example of British design has been launched by the Design Museum and BBC 2’s The Culture Show. The Great British Design Quest is asking for nominations on the best design since 1900 from a longlist of 25 designs. The list includes the Anglepoise Lamp (pictured), designed by George Carwardine in 1932; the Verdana typeface created by Matthew Carter in 1996 and Neville Brody’s art direction of The Face, which commenced in 1981, a year after the magazine’s launch.
As skateboarding makes its Olympics debut, designers discuss the creativity of skate culture and the art of great board design.
The library requires an identity for a new initiative, which looks to create a “single digital presence” for public libraries across the UK.
Three installations in total have been developed for the street, following an open call for “green” ideas earlier this year.
The new look features a redrawn wordmark, tweaked colours and a custom typeface, and was developed in collaboration with branding consultancy Mucho.