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.
National Rail raised eyebrows this week with a green revamp of its logo – we spoke to designers including Astrid Stavro and Matt Baxter about the change.
ThoughtMatter has rebranded the New York music and cultural space with details inspired by the local area’s arched windows.
The illustrator talks to Design Week ahead of a new exhibition about breaking into the industry and why it’s more fun to draw haute couture than “wearable clothes”.
Plan set out to engage designers with key climate change issues as part of two day festival, which looks to forge better links between designers and leaders in sustainability.