Loft living has done much to stem the tide of people leaving London for home sweet home in the suburbs. But dead folk have been quitting the capital too. Inner city cemeteries will be full within seven years. Hackney and Tower Hamlets have already run out of space. Now Mae Architects has a solution – triple-deck underground parking for coffins and urns, tastefully landscaped over with an urban park. Mae’s des-res for the dead will be showcased soon in the Journal of the Institute of Burial and Cremation Administration. You don’t subscribe? Shame. Support your local grave designer. It can only be a growth area.
New research suggests that while businesses value the importance of design, they are less willing to involve creatives at board level. Looking at the benefits of creative decision-making, Mat
The Leeds-based restaurant has been given a new visual identity by Dutchscot, which plays on the theme of “togetherness” by combining traditional motifs from Yorkshire and Japan.
This week is national Refugee Week, a seven-day series of art, film, music and theatre events celebrating the contributions of refugees to the UK. We mark the
The publisher’s annual awards saw 2,100 design students submit book cover interpretations for Animal Farm, A Brief History of Time and Noughts & Crosses — a judging panel has whittled