The concept of ‘dome’ has apparently been officially redefined for the Millennium. Out goes the familiar half sphere shape and in comes – well whatever you like. The unveiling of the Skyscape building this week, until now known just as Baby Dome, seems to show that a dome can now take any shape or form. The rectangular venue, by Urban Salon with Richard Rogers Partnership, houses two 2500-seat cinemas and is due to be completed in May. It is quietly rumoured that Skyscape sponsor BSkyB Broadcasting vetoed the use of any shape slightly resembling a satellite dish.
Sam Jacob Studio has been commissioned to design the exhibition spaces and interiors of the new Cartoon Museum, and will work with graphic design studio Fraser Muggeridge to create a
Kin Design has created interactive installations for the Eden Project’s new permanent show Invisible Worlds, which delves into the fascinating stories of miniscule micro-organisms, and the impact humans have made
Research shows that over half of designers have been to university, compared to a third of the UK workforce on a whole. We chat to Hilary Chittenden, senior foundation manager
The design consultancy has rebranded the alcohol subscription service, which sends its members a surprise bottle of gin plus other goodies every month.