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.
The Mayor of London will install 20 water fountains across the capital and make tap water more freely available, in a social design project that aims to discourage the public
The new identity has been designed by Prophet, while the electric motorsport series has been brought to life on-screen by DixonBaxi.
WPP has merged together five of its design consultancies under the name Superunion, ditching individual brands in a bid to “create more opportunities” for clients and employees.
The £1.4 million New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize has announced its second round of winners, which includes five, recyclable or biodegradable packaging materials.