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.
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.
As World Mental Health Day takes place this week, we speak to designers, freelance creatives and illustrators about their experiences of mental illness or issues, and ask