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.
This week the Royal Mail began trialing a new postbox, heralding the first major design change in its 160-year history, prompting us to look at how it has developed.
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AGL works with high-profile people such as Kate Middleton and David Cameron to boost their public-speaking and communication skills – its new identity looks to celebrate the beauty of grammar
The app, which allows users to write notes on a smartphone or computer in many different forms, has been given a refined visual identity focused on an updated elephant symbol,