Royal College of Art rector Christopher Frayling has been knighted in the New Year Honours list, along with industrial design group Renishaw’s chief executive David McMurtry. Design Council chief executive Andrew Summers receives a CMG, Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George, for the promotion of UK design abroad.
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital has found that the mental health and experiences of those receiving intrusive examinations, surgery, chemotherapy and emergency care are improved when visual art is installed.
The suitcase aimed at space tourists weighs just 900g and can stick itself to walls in zero gravity.
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director says there’s no such thing as brand design and much of what the design industry says about brand is incomprehensible, pretentious and just plain daft.
The new store — conceived by design and architectural practice Gensler — has a gaming lounge, multi-purpose Community Theatre and a McLaren sports car on the ground floor.