It might sound like something out of Woody Allen’s film Sleeper, but second-man-on-the-moon Buzz Aldrin reckons space resorts will be all the rage in 20 years’ time. Working closely with resort architects Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo he is looking to turn its initial design concept (pictured) into a reality by the year 2017. Indeed Aldrin has left no stone unturned – the design even includes a refuge for those passengers expected to suffer from ‘space sickness’. And, while he may have played second fiddle to Neil Armstrong 30 years ago, it is clear he derived just as much from the experience. ‘The view from space is like having a globe on your desk,’ he says.
Children’s book illustration student Viola Wang has scooped this year’s top prize, beating over 80 other entrants.
As the production designer works on last-minute preparations for the Brits, we speak to her about creating sets for the likes of Coldplay and One Direction, mastering the skill of
New research has found that while 30,000 students graduated from design courses between 2012-2013 and 2015-2016, only a quarter ended up going into “highly skilled” design jobs.
We Launch has redesigned the branding to “change the stigma” associated with the sports, which have now been brought together under one organisation.