Sir George Cox updated the government on the status of the Cox Report at a second design summit held at 11 Downing Street yesterday, chaired by Secretary of State for Trade and Industry Alistair Darling. Later this week, Cox will finally deliver the long-awaited audit into one of his recommendations, the proposed national design centre for London, to Chancellor Gordon Brown and Lord Sainsbury.
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Among the projects is a spatial audio technique that turns your living room into St Paul’s Cathedral and an AR app that fills your interiors with flowers.
From upcycled cabinets to a spotlight on Baltic design, we run down the can’t-miss exhibitions and trade shows at this year’s London Design Festival.
The new look “places Peter front and centre” according to the publishing house, and has been designed by studio CreateFuture.