Six buildings have been shortlisted for the Stirling Prize this October. Favourites are: the Jubilee Library in Brighton by Bennetts Associates, with Lomax Cassidy and Edwards, and the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking by Foster and Partners. The other nominations are: Zaha Hadid’s BMW Central Building in Leipzig; Fawood Children’s Centre in Harlesden by Alsop Design; the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh by EMBT/RMJM; and the Lewis Gluckman Gallery at University College, Cork by O’Donnell and Tuomey.
Cheltenham-based consultancy ArthurSteenHorneAdamson (ASHA) worked with the children’s charity on a new logo, tone of voice and branded products.
It’s hard to write for brands without sounding forced, argues Rob Mitchell, co-founder at copywriting agency We All Need Words — most brands give up altogether and let the design
The exhibition includes banknotes baked in apple pie, dexterity tests for bank staff and a “Cold War calculator”.
The Curious Customs collection – created by London-based design studio NB – depicts traditions from cheese rolling to bog snorkelling.