A design team lead by Cultural Innovations has presented the final plans for the exhibition spaces at the Massar Children’s Discovery Centre in Damascus. The team, which includes British consultancies Real Studios and Furneaux Stewart/KCA, as well as Amsterdam-based Northernlight, unveiled the scheme to Syria’s First Lady Asma Assad, who sponsors the programme. The 5500m2 space will consist of a common area surrounded by nine ‘clusters’ which will house interactive exhibits.
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.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.