New York group Donovan and Green aims to create a female space where 7-12-year-old girls can learn about pioneering women and buy their favourite toys, with this new department store in Chicago. The 3500m2 space comprises a 150-seat theatre which stages plays about American women, a cafÃ© and a retail area. ‘The store is not just about selling, it’s about uplifting and educating girls,’ says Donovan and Green chairwoman Nancye Green. The shop, named The American Girl Place, opened last week.
PriestmanGoode has reworked a train seat so that it can hold bikes in place, thereby creating distance on trains and lessening pressure on public transport.
Superunion has created the new identity for Move United, which is a merge of Disabled Sports USA and Adaptive Sports USA.
We’ve rounded up our favourite design projects which aim to raise awareness, from an outdoor illustrated installation to the Mental Health Coalition.
Representatives from the UK’s arts and culture spheres will meet weekly to discuss ways to help get the sector “up and running again”.