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.
The BlackBerry Motion has ditched the brand’s signature keyboard and has a 14cm-wide touchscreen, with an Apple-style home button at the bottom.
Supple Studio has designed the copywriting company’s new branding, which incorporates quote marks in a mixture of classic and contemporary typefaces.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
A new fundraising book features contributions from Manchester creatives including Peter Saville and Malcolm Garrett, which have been inspired by Tony Walsh’s poem This is the Place.