Typical. Colleges gripe about resources and funding but when you try to give them something for free they can’t be bothered to come and collect it. The good people at Seymour Powell have, for some time, been attempting to dispose of a number of good quality drawing boards – six AO size boards, plus one big enough to hold a full size car – which are now surplus to requirements. And despite repeated telephone calls offering to give them away, two famous colleges have failed to come and pick them up. They’re now up for grabs, says Dick Powell. First refusal will be given to BA level courses, but ownership of a functioning van may tip the balance. Call Dick on 0171-381 6433.
Organised by file sharing service Loop.gl, London Loop will see work by designers and other creatives displayed in public spaces all over the city.
Bad News is a new research project from the University of Cambridge and Dutch media company Drog, which aims to help the public spot misinformation on their social media feeds
Discussed at this year’s Design Indaba, Netherlands-based design graduate Tomo Kihara has created a product that aims to spark conversation between homeless people and passers-by.
Curated by Sea Design, the exhibition focuses on the geometric identity created by consultancy Roundel, which was used on British Rail’s freight trains in the 1980s and 1990s.