London consultancy Jaques Russell’s brochure featuring unrenovated lofts is ‘the only selling tool’ for The Manhattan Loft Corporation’s launch into the South Bank, according to partner Martin Jaques. ‘We tried to convey the feeling of no limits, you just buy a space and design it how you want – the area will be a hub in a few years’ time,’ he says. The client allowed the consultancy ‘enormous freedom, we designed it exactly as we wanted’, adds Jaques.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.
Starling Crossing is a prototype road design that would see crossings light up as people approach a road and disappear when nobody needs them.
As the retailer marks its 30th birthday in the UK, we visit its immersive house party in London and speak to interior design leader Clotilde Passalacqua.
The BlackBerry Motion has ditched the brand’s signature keyboard and has a 14cm-wide touchscreen, with an Apple-style home button at the bottom.