Just how did former Foster & Partners director Ken Shuttleworth dream up his mould-breaking design for London’s Swiss Re centre, otherwise known as the Gherkin? Was he out for a contemplative Sunday afternoon drive, stopping perhaps to daydream while buying petrol at his local BP station? Judge for yourselves.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
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.