In the course of a major revamp and overhaul, the Hampden National Stadium team considered a number of design-led solutions to its location problems – it is in the middle of a built-up residential area and has to coexist with a lot of pedestrian traffic. The team eventually came up with a brief to design an outdoor luminaire. To inspire the stadium’s team, the Glasgow Collection commissioned designs from Graven Images, Gerard Taylor and McKeown Alexander. These concepts were used to brief Philips International Lighting, which designed The Glasgow 99 Outdoor Luminaire on a human scale, without the floodlighting usually found in designs of this type.
The show at the William Morris Gallery features posters, matchboxes and papercuts displaying slogans inspired by communist leader Chairman Mao.
As part of our series looking at jobs in design studios, we speak to Fahud Ahmed, realisation designer at Design Bridge, about the need to be constantly curious, how he
This week the Hindu festival of colours takes place, which sees communities across the world throw powder over each other to mark the start of Spring and celebrate love, joy
Experts on branding (Jack Renwick), social design (Sophie Thomas), exhibition design (Lucienne Roberts) are joined by Ustwo design director Helen Fuchs, The Guardian’s digital director Ben Longden and many more.