A dramatic 147-metre tall residential tower for London’s Elephant & Castle has been given the go-ahead by Southwark Council. Designed by architect Hamilton Associates for a joint venture between property developers Multiplex and Espalier, the 42-storey building forms part of the huge £1.5bn redevelopment of the run-down south London district.
The design studio has renamed the funeral comparison service Beyond, giving it a new identity centred around a three-dimensional, cartoon man, which looks to counter the “sunsets, flowers and doves”
A new, independent magazine celebrating classic graphic symbols has launched, based on a popular Instagram account created by a London-based designer.
The charity has published its second Design Economy report, which looks at the value of the industry and who makes it up. While design contributes £85bn to the economy, there
D&AD’s annual student and graduate awards sees 194 recipients of its coveted pencil prizes this year, with a campaign for the housing crisis taking the top spot.