We were interested to read that Pentagram had been involved in a four-way credentials pitch for the redesign of the Bank of China’s literature (DW 22 September). If only the
Architect and interior designer David Walker grew up on the south island of New Zealand, in peaceful harmony with nature and wildlife. His business partner, Stuart Martin, grew up in
Edinburgh consultancy Forth Product Design is expanding to Glasgow, with help from the Glasgow Development Agency. – The GDA has supported the move with a loan, and a Regional Selective
London Zoo has received 2.2m towards a 4.4m education centre in the latest round of Millennium Commission grants. – The centre will promote conservation in the natural world.
Will Carter and Gutenberg’s Legacy – Wednesday 18 October – This retrospective lecture starts with a look at the legacy of the inventor of printing.
Design colleges have welcomed proposals from the Higher Education Quality Council that suggest basic common standards for university degrees. The HEQC’s interim report recommends that all students should reach national
Members of the design community found themselves incarcerated in the Tower of London last week as multimedia mogul Malcolm Garrett and the Cyberia Café babes whisked them through the Net.
Hoover’s Alpina High Filtration Vacuum Cleaner was overall winner in the 1995 Scottish Design Awards last week. – It was designed in-house and described as “truly world class” by jury
Raymond Blanc has commissioned Sir Terence Conran’s consultancy CD Partnership to design his new restaurant in Oxford. – The 279m2 Blanc restaurant, called Le Petit Blanc, will seat 150 people
My Word – Exhibition by the Paul Martin design company challenging individual designers to illustrate a chosen word. Until 13 October.
Simplicity and clarity of design were major factors in choosing the shortlist for the Design Week Graphic Design Award in this year’s British Environment & Media Awards.
“A new survey by Business Week and the Industrial Designers Society of America of 53 design departments in America’s largest companies reveals that decentralisation is in, budgets are up, staffing