Skakel & Skakel has created a high street-style cafÃ© area for the offices of pensions group Royal London’s Edinburgh Silvermills building. The 440m2 multifunctional space offers sofas, Internet access and plasma screen televisions. According to Skakel & Skakel design director Andrew Skakel, there was a growing pressure to provide better facilities for staff and Royal London’s estate needed a facelift. The cafeteria area can also be used for meetings and mobile working. ‘The idea was to create a space that would not be idle for most of the working day,’ he explains. Skakel & Skakel took the contract on the basis of its long-term relationship with Royal London’s Scottish Life division.
Design studio Start has created Folio, an online platform where the university’s 20,000 art and design students can upload their own work, and like and share other people’s.
Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv has redesigned the tennis tournament’s logo, drawing inspiration from its existing flaming ball symbol.
Else creative director and partner Dave Dunlop traveled to Austin Texas to find out how designers are increasingly embracing socially responsible tech solutions, which have “inclusion and empowerment” at their
A new exhibition at the Lettering Arts Centre in Suffolk explores the design processes, personal collections and work of typography and graphics legend Wolpe, who designed the Albertus typeface and