Profile: Jason Bruges

Jason Bruges brings a human element to architecture and interiors, using cutting edge technology to bring interactive life to inanimate spaces. Just don’t describe him as a lighting designer.


Nowadays, it would be difficult to find a designer who didn’t claim to be inspired by Josef Müller-Brockman. But it wasn’t always the case.

Marsh and Malone joins in gay chorus

The London Gay Men’s Chorus is planning to embark on a raft of design-led initiatives to boost awareness of the organisation. The charity, which seeks to fight prejudice through its touring choir group, is working with design consultancy Marsh and Malone on the projects. Design work in the pipeline includes an overhaul of the company’s […]


The decision to name Hilary Cottam as Designer of the Year has raised the question about what constitutes a designer.


Degree shows: Chelsea College of Art & Design Degree Show 05, featuring design communication, interior and spatial design and fine art among other areas continues until 27 June.

D&AD gives graduate talent a route to jobs

D&AD is launching its first graduate placement scheme to provide a structured route for employment and allow design consultancies to tap into an ‘accredited’ pool of talent. The initiative has been on the table for 12 months and is born out of ‘industry demand’, according to a spokeswoman for D&AD. The scheme is being headed […]

Adidas design dept selected as design team of year

Adidas’s design department has been selected Design Team of the Year 2005 in the global Red Dot Design Awards’ product design category. Led by chief designer Michael Michalsky, the Adidas team was selected for balancing the design traditions of the company’s roots with its response to changes in consumer demands.

The others

The Design Museum’s Designer of the Year has proven to be a controversial choice, but who would our panel of top design talent choose instead? Hannah Booth finds out

Stiletto satire cuts thespians down to size

Al Hirschfeld (1903-2003) lived for 100 years. I bet as a kid he drew ma and pa with the same easy line. No one draws like this now – it’s like Paul Klee raised on Art Deco. His style suits the theatre; simple staging, grand curves that lead the eye in, matched with a line […]

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