Frank Gehry’s designs for London’s Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2008 have been unveiled this week. The multi-dimensional space, comprising large timber planks and multiple glass planes, has been designed and engineered in collaboration with Arup. A wooden timber structure that acts as an urban street running from the path to the gallery, the pavilion is designed to be part amphitheatre, part promenade, making a place for ‘reflection and relaxation by day, and discussion and performance by night’, according to Gehry.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak pledges more support for the self-employed, introduces a new loan scheme and promises more money for culture.
To mark this year’s World Book Day – which celebrates reading for pleasure among schoolkids – we asked designers to pick their favourite children’s books.
Changes to the tax legislation for freelancers and employers will come into effect from 6 April 2021 so designers and design businesses will need to be ready.
Some of our favourite projects from the month included a cinematic identity for the Glasgow film festival and an interactive literary journal.