Ford is cutting 43 of its 48 design staff in Turin as it switches focus from a traditional ‘coachbuilder’ to an electronic studio. They have been offered opportunities in other Ford design studios. The office will continue to work with production studios in Dunton and Cologne, and the move does not affect the opening of Ford’s London design centre this summer, according to a spokeswoman.
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