The machinery of the jute industry forms the heart of a new museum in Dundee. Jute played a significant part in the city’s industrial history and the machinery is now displayed in original mill buildings called the Verdant Works. Robin Wade and Partners designed the exhibition, with lighting by Kevan R Shaw Lighting Design. The project includes historically accurate restoration of turn of the century lighting. The first phase, opened last week, is to be followed by a 750 000 second phase, probably also to be designed by Robin Wade and Partners, tackling the poverty endured by jute workers.
As part of our series looking at jobs in design studios, we speak to Pelin Morris, wayfinding graphic designer at Endpoint, about her fascination with human behaviour, why she observes
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The 36-year-old cultural event has a new, reversible campaign identity for this year, which features comic strips that tell different tales depending on which way they are read.
The new events space by Mary Duggan Architects can be adapted with translucent curtains that sweep across the room to mark out different areas.