It’s nice to see the National Lottery so in touch with Tyneside’s deepest longings. It has just coughed up 584 000 towards this pre-rusted steel monstrosity designed by artist Anthony Gormley. It is actually a 19m-high angel set to dominate the A1 motorway, weighs 100 tonnes and costs a total of 800 000. Gateshead Council has said it will be ‘a great boost to firms in the region’. So a massive skittle-cum-aeroplane masquerading as an objet d’art with a function will cause trade to flood into the area? Hardly.
The founder at creative networking platform and jobs site The Dots talks about why art and design skills should not be reserved for the middle class, and
Design studio Lippincott was commissioned to create a new visual identity for the toy store chain, which was fully completed – just before the company filed for bankruptcy earlier this
The annual design fair and exhibition, which takes place during London Design Festival, is moving from King’s Cross to South Bank this year, and has announced a host of exhibitors
Visitors will speak to a lion sculpture, which will remember the words it has heard before “roaring” them back in the form of projection mapped poetry.