May 2007 Online

Young Design Centre opens

The Sorrell Foundation Young Design Centre opens at Somerset House in London today. The centre is designed to highlight the wants and needs of young people from the designers of

RCA student show at Yard

An exhibition exploring the ‘realities of contemporary life that architects and designers usually ignore’ opens at the Architecture Foundation’s Yard Gallery in London tomorrow. Don’t Panic will present a range

Dew Gibbons boosts its design team

Dew Gibbons has expanded its creative team with the addition of Nick Vaus, a former freelance designer, to the position of design director. Prior to freelancing for the past three

The Surface

The Surface

The Surface, a coffee table-mounted touchscreen PC for retail and leisure customers, has been launched today by Microsoft. The wireless-enabled computer, which runs Microsoft Vista and has a 30-inch display

Royal College of Art

£5.8m RCA and Imperial centre

The Royal College of Art and Imperial College London have finally unveiled their plans to create a £5.8m joint interdisciplinary innovation centre called Design London. In what is being hailed

Fees up 10% in latest Top 100 survey

Optimism has returned to design with fees up and prospects looking good for consultancies ranked in Design Week’s 2007 Top 100. Imagination continues to hold top slot with collective fees


Science Museum plans £64m site

The Science Museum is readying plans to turn a series of former aircraft hangars full of archived objects into a £64m national museum called Inspired that will open in 2010.


Ravensbourne College plans move to Greenwich

Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication has unveiled plans to relocate to a purpose-built environment designed by Foreign Office Architects in the £5bn Greenwich Peninsula development in south-east London. Planning

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