Women like to be taken seriously, as evidenced by the constant sex, make-up and shopping features seen in the pages of Cosmo, Glamour et al. So it should come as no surprise that LivingTV, the satellite channel just for women, consulted feng shui experts when creating its latest on-air look. According to the channel, ‘Each individual ident has been designed to be a beautiful image in its own right, using the mindset that the TV is the most important picture frame in people’s [for example, women’s] living rooms.’ Apparently, the new look has been ‘created with women completely in mind’. After all, the fairer sex likes nothing more than to sit around and watch Ricki Lake all day, right?
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.