A shiny new London rail network, with no neglected routes or unmanned stations, is coming our way – or at least that’s the promise. Hugh Pearman inspects the branding of
Going shopping these days often feels like visiting a museum, with products lovingly displayed as if they were precious exhibits. Central to the success of this illusion is effective lighting.
Universal Design Studio has appointed former BBC corporate property chief Dan Higgott pictured) as director, adding a fourth member to its board. The interior and industrial design group says it
Product design consultancy London Associates triumphed at this year’s Design Business Association Design Effectiveness Awards, which were announced this week. The consultancy won the Grand Prix gold medal for a
Creative industries are set to play a significant part in a drive to boost innovation through technology, with the launch of an initiative by The Technology Strategy Board. The TSB,
One of Spain’s major cultural attractions, the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid, this week unveils an extensive new wing, as well as refreshed branding by Studio Fernando Gutiérrez. The
The designer responsible for gradually transforming the way the Queen appears on our stamps has been given a royal accolade for his outstanding life-long contribution to design in the UK.
This treasured and beautifully made Asahi Pentax SP1000 from 1974 uses outdated technology. It weighs a ton and has most definitely seen better days. It was given to me by
Everyone knows that rock and roll is about abandon, not precision. The squalling, folding feedback ululating from Jack White’s amp is the sound of deal-making with the devil, a fight
Design groups have much to gain by linking with writing agencies. Martin Hennessey outlines the mutual benefits of sharing work
The design writer and art director Steven Heller is constantly ‘on’, and always has a range of book projects on the go. Liz Farrelly marvels at his ceaseless energy, as
I was keen to visit Rivington Place, the first new-build public gallery in London in almost 40 years – all very exciting. Except it isn’t. A filler in the belly