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 print designs for Eduardo Paolozzi’s multi-coloured mosaic tiles, which were almost destroyed in 2015, are to be auctioned this week in his hometown, Edinburgh.
A patent filed by the Google-owned autonomous vehicle company shows how sensors in its cars could be used to detect a collision with a pedestrian or cyclist, and soften the
Spanning everything from graphics to transport design, the 10th iteration of the annual awards and exhibition includes a search and rescue drone that assists refugees and the national place branding
The latest in his series on assumptions, business adviser John Scarrott considers potential pitfalls and how designers can sell their services more successfully.