Touted as London’s first indoor sundial, the ‘shadow clock’ has been designed by Pethick & Money for the Times Place commercial building on Pall Mall. Being installed in June, the clock works via a light source travelling around the circumference of a metre-wide stone dial. The light casts a shadow from the central chromed brass cone, called a gnomon, which points to the hour of the day. The clock’s designer, Josh Riley, says the ‘exciting and fun’ project has required ‘expertise, genuine enthusiasm and patience’ from the suppliers of the various components.
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
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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.