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.
During the London Design Festival, the design studio Wik & Walsøe is presenting an exhibition exploring traditions and how they develop, at Superbrands, London Design Fair.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has commissioned the UK-based consultancy to design the exterior and interiors of the transport system’s passenger pods.
The London Design Festival 2017 exhibition taking place this week contains 30 diverse projects exploring the designer’s role in everything from protecting the environment to creating straight-up beautiful work.