The £15m redevelopment of the Royal College of Art’s eastern end will be undertaken by architect Nicholas Grimshaw and Partners, following an international pitch. Five rivals were shortlisted to design the 3000m2 site, which will be used for teaching, research and exhibitions. An RCA spokewoman says it is ‘too early’ to determine whether interior designers will be involved in the project.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.
Starling Crossing is a prototype road design that would see crossings light up as people approach a road and disappear when nobody needs them.
As the retailer marks its 30th birthday in the UK, we visit its immersive house party in London and speak to interior design leader Clotilde Passalacqua.
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.