Middlesbrough’s £500m Tees Valley Regeneration scheme has unveiled its masterplan by Alsop Architects, with additional graphics by Smoothe. The project aims to rejuvenate an area of redundant waterfront adjacent to Middlesbrough Football Club’s Riverside Stadium. The Alsop vision will see apartment blocks ‘like Prada skirts’, a multi-storey hotel ‘in the shape of a champagne bottle’ and a ‘space invader-inspired’ Museum of Digital Media. Work is due to begin on site this week.
The official organisation for Girl Guides in the UK has overhauled its range of activities, including new skills such as coding, human rights and inventing, and has commissioned studio Red
Sam Jacob Studio has been commissioned to design the exhibition spaces and interiors of the new Cartoon Museum, and will work with graphic design studio Fraser Muggeridge to create a
Kin Design has created interactive installations for the Eden Project’s new permanent show Invisible Worlds, which delves into the fascinating stories of miniscule micro-organisms, and the impact humans have made
Research shows that over half of designers have been to university, compared to a third of the UK workforce on a whole. We chat to Hilary Chittenden, senior foundation manager