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.
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
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