The Greater London Authority’s Design for London architecture and urbanism unit has appointed Peter Bishop, former Camden Council director of culture and environment, as its first director. He will take up the position in January. ‘This is a broad brief, but it is my hope to address the small-scale elements of design too,’ he says.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.
Returning to East London’s Old Truman Brewery, this year’s D&AD Festival boasts a line-up of speakers that includes graphic designer Craig Oldham and Pentagram’s Naresh Ramchandani. Here, we pick out
The annual Lexus Design Award, part of Milan Design Week, sees four finalists create concepts that aim to tackle world issues such as pollution, waste and recycling. We look at
Mangobot has been created by tech start-up Little Tinkerer, and can be used to demonstrate basic coding principles to younger children as well as more difficult concepts as they get