The title sequence for the TV adaptation of Peter Ackroyd’s London has been created by Wordsalad. Designed to tie in with the programme’s historical leanings, the titles are carved from wood then cast out of aluminium to produce varied weights and uneven surfaces. ‘We filmed the metal casting process and this formation of the type mark represents the birth of the city,’ says Wordsalad founder Nick Robertson. The programme is being broadcast on BBC2 until 21 May.
The museum will work with research studio Forensic Architecture on the installation, which is inspired by this year’s theme of “emotional states”.
The latest research from the Design Council and Social Change UK highlights the health and economic benefits of making neighbourhoods more walkable and designing houses that don’t leave people feeling
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.