SHH Architects & Design Consultants has had some strange requests in its time – a merchandising unit for fake moustaches being one of them – but nothing prepared it for the gold-plated dildo order. The group received a number of calls of an altogether more anatomical nature than normal, thanks to a cock up in the London Evening Standard, which printed SHH’s telephone number in an ad for Sh! Ladies’ Exotic Emporium. Apparently, the ‘how to strip’ evening classes were also popular, but so far managing director Graham Harris has resisted the urge to bare his all.
We recently wrote about a long-lost Albanian alphabet, discovered by a university student from Kosovo. Now, typographers and graphic designers tell us about their favourite scripts, from Arabic ones
Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill has created the Saatchi Suite where visitors can experience and purchase the art and design which has been curated within the space.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.