Tate Modern architect and interior designer Herzog & de Meuron has collaborated with artist Michael Craig-Martin to create a 7800m2 multi-coloured faÃ§ade for the Laban Centre London, a contemporary dance venue under construction in Deptford. The exterior installation will change its appearance according to the time of day and the weather. The semi-reflective, semi-translucent polycarbonate structure mirrors weather conditions by day and will be lit like a beacon by night.
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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.