Priestman Goode’s designs for Yotel! – the capsule hotel concept from Yo! Sushi founder Simon Woodroffe – were incorrectly illustrated in Design Week’s Hot 50 supplement, published on 21 October. Pictured is photography from the prototype, which launched at 100% Design in September. The area of the hotel’s rooms measures just 10.5m2, but they feature ‘luxury’ fittings and finishes, according to Priestman Goode founder Paul Priestman.
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.