The second phase of the Dubai World Trade Centre’s signage programme is about to be implemented. Corporate identity and graphics are by Paul Anthony Design in London, while JWD in Exeter managed the project. The centre comprises a 39-storey tower block, nine exhibition halls, hotel, congress centre and apartment blocks. However, people kept getting lost, particularly around the exhibition halls, says JWD founder Jamie Wood. The signs are being applied internally and externally and incorporate the centre’s existing symbol.
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.
As World Mental Health Day takes place this week, we speak to designers, freelance creatives and illustrators about their experiences of mental illness or issues, and ask