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.
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.
Starling Crossing is a prototype road design that would see crossings light up as people approach a road and disappear when nobody needs them.
As the retailer marks its 30th birthday in the UK, we visit its immersive house party in London and speak to interior design leader Clotilde Passalacqua.
The BlackBerry Motion has ditched the brand’s signature keyboard and has a 14cm-wide touchscreen, with an Apple-style home button at the bottom.