Irish architecture and interiors consultancy RKD has designed Independent Newspapers’ state-of-the-art printing plant in Dublin, which opens at the end of March. The plant’s interiors, which are visible from the outside thanks to the use of transparent glass, are painted in a palette of industrial colours including grey, blue and white. A white aerofoil-shaped roof covers the entire press hall, which features lighting designed to further illuminate the presses.
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From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.