One criticism often levelled at the design industry is that it is such a small world. You can’t do anything without word getting round. But Design Week has just got wind of the exception that proves the rule. Word has it, that at a recent meeting between industry big-wigs, Identica Partnership’s Michael Peters sat with Design Business Association chairman Colin Porter. ‘Who is the director of the DBA these days, Colin?’ asked Peters. Observers swear there wasn’t a hint of irony.
Organised by file sharing service Loop.gl, London Loop will see work by designers and other creatives displayed in public spaces all over the city.
Bad News is a new research project from the University of Cambridge and Dutch media company Drog, which aims to help the public spot misinformation on their social media feeds
Discussed at this year’s Design Indaba, Netherlands-based design graduate Tomo Kihara has created a product that aims to spark conversation between homeless people and passers-by.
Curated by Sea Design, the exhibition focuses on the geometric identity created by consultancy Roundel, which was used on British Rail’s freight trains in the 1980s and 1990s.