Designers are getting tougher these days, learning to disperse all that work pressure through other outlets. Two weeks ago, for example, in Broadgate, London, creative director at Myriad Creative, Nick Paterson-Jones, took on the entire banking sector in a boxing event organised for leukaemia charity Leuka 2000. Capital Punishment pitted 12 Wall Street roughnecks against 12 boxers from London’s square mile and it drew more than 1000 spectators. Apparently, Nick won his bout in style, showing the bankers how it’s done.
We speak with Christina Koehn about how a team of 2000 designers works effectively and the challenges of designing ubiquitous, mass market products for a wide range of users.
The VMLY&R design team talks us through the tournament identity and its “typeface without borders”, which was crafted with inclusivity in mind.
We take a tour with Ralph Applebaum Associates, which designed the Second World War Gallery and Casson Mann which has designed the Holocaust Gallery.
The solar-powered pods can travel by raised or on-road tracks, carry 16 passengers at once and can be booked via an Uber-style app.