The inaugural CSD Scotland International Design Award has been presented to Doug Hamilton, executive creative director of Wolff Olins, in recognition of his work for clients including Orange, Go and First Direct. The awards scheme was initiated to mark the achievements of Scottish-trained designers who have spent some or all of their careers working outside Scotland (DW 28 May). ‘I am surprised and delighted. It is marvellous to be recognised in this way,’ says Hamilton.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.