Chemical giant ICI has a new reception area at its Millbank headquarters designed by Morgan Lovell. The consultancy relocated the area to the front of the building and designed the desk so that receptionists can follow company policy and greet visitors standing up. Morgan Lovell, which had done previous work for the client, also added a waiting area. The consultancy has also completed an accommodation study for Pearson Television’s planned new central London head office. Pearson has now taken the project in-house, says a consultancy spokesman. Meanwhile, Neil Morgan, formerly at the property consultancy wing of Grimley, has joined the group as studio manager at its Soho office.
The week-long festival will also host speakers including interaction design expert Daljit Singh and representatives from Heatherwick Studio.
His installation for London Design Festival draws on a number of inspirations, from clubbing in the 1990s to fake Crimean villages.
Form and functionality have long been the focus of design, but a growing number of designers are shifting away from this, creating projects that include history, culture and narrative in
The new look, which includes revised colours, illustration guides, graphics and a bespoke typographic styling, aims to strengthen Duolingo’s brand identity across its expanding product line.