Blue River this week unveils a sculpture by local artist Simon Watkin for its public art space, Project Blue1, outside its office on Forth Banks in Newcastle. Departure Gate features specially fabricated aeroplanes that will be illuminated at night and was inspired by ‘curving street lights [that] provoked an image of illuminated aircraft in flight’, says Watkin. The project is a collaboration between the consultancy, Newcastle City Council, Arts and Business Partners, Commissions North and the Arts Council North East.
Sam Jacob Studio has been commissioned to design the exhibition spaces and interiors of the new Cartoon Museum, and will work with graphic design studio Fraser Muggeridge to create a
Kin Design has created interactive installations for the Eden Project’s new permanent show Invisible Worlds, which delves into the fascinating stories of miniscule micro-organisms, and the impact humans have made
Research shows that over half of designers have been to university, compared to a third of the UK workforce on a whole. We chat to Hilary Chittenden, senior foundation manager
The design consultancy has rebranded the alcohol subscription service, which sends its members a surprise bottle of gin plus other goodies every month.