‘Design triumphs at De Montfort University’ trumpeted the announcement listing its nine students shortlisted for the Royal Society of Arts Student Design Awards. De Montfort, which claims to offer one of the widest ranges of art and design courses, is understandably proud of its nominated students. However, it should feel a little less than superior when it comes to its ‘literary’ triumphs. According to De Montfort, previous winners include the designer of the i-Mac, you know, that famous bloke: Jonathan Eve
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital has found that the mental health and experiences of those receiving intrusive examinations, surgery, chemotherapy and emergency care are improved when visual art is installed.
The suitcase aimed at space tourists weighs just 900g and can stick itself to walls in zero gravity.
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director says there’s no such thing as brand design and much of what the design industry says about brand is incomprehensible, pretentious and just plain daft.
The new store — conceived by design and architectural practice Gensler — has a gaming lounge, multi-purpose Community Theatre and a McLaren sports car on the ground floor.