This coming month you can catch a new installation by Wolfgang Buttress at Wirksworth Festival, or explore this year’s London Design Festival, including talks hosted by the Design Week team.
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The permanent Medicine Galleries will cost £24 million and are being designed by Wilkinson Eyre Architects to host objects from The Welcome Collection at the Science Museum.
There is a particular focus on archival graphics in Giles’s We Live in the Office exhibition, which looks to unlock the RIBA’s archive and bring it to new audiences.
Following the success of The Cornershop two years ago, the felt artist has launched a crowdfunding campaign to launch a similar concept in New York.
This year, cult Japanese Nintendo game Dragon Quest celebrates its 30th anniversary, and British studio Stufish was tasked with designing the set for a live stage show based on the game. We speak to lead designer Ray Winkler about how to create a fantasy world within a real life environment.
Product designer Lindsey Lang and illustrator Kate Farley are among those who will showcase their work in the Barbican’s new retail space.
The London museum and archive will be opening a Harry Potter exhibition in October 2017, but is yet to put out a call for entries for designers.
Co-curator Malcolm Garrett announces city theme and key names including Sir Christopher Frayling, Jason Bruges and Alan Kitching.
Running at The National Centre for Craft & Design, it will showcase work by tapestry weavers based everywhere from Scotland all the way to Japan.
Help give an object a home with the Design Museum’s new fundraising campaign, which looks to raise £200,000 towards the construction of the new museum site.
From the launch of a new Airbnb design studio to a call for interest to create the Beijing 2022 Olympic logo, we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
In celebration of its tenth anniversary, London Design Fair has selected India as its first annual guest country pavilion, which will see ten Indian designers and brands spanning product, textile and furniture design showcase their work. This is India is co-curated by London Design Fair founder and director, Jimmy MacDonald, alongside London-based consultancy Tiipoi’s founder, […]
A pop-up book version of the V&A Dundee has been unveiled, created by designers Tessa Asquith-Lamb and Martin Baillie. The miniature V&A Museum of Design Dundee emerges from a large book, and is on show at Edinburgh International Book Festival, and sits alongside smaller kit versions to allow children to create their own paper museums. […]
Hayward Gallery is curating an off-site exhibition at The Store in central London, called The Infinite Mix: Contemporary Sound and Image. Created in collaboration with The Vinyl Factory, the exhibition will premier ten audio-visual works by a selection of international artists. Works being showcased include Jeremy Deller’s film about Japanese dancehall dancer Bom Bom and Cameron Jamie’s portrayal […]
Mather & Co has designed the exhibition space for the newly reopened Norton Priory Museum and Gardens in Cheshire. The museum, which celebrates its 900th anniversary this year, has been redesigned to increase its display space by 60%. New features include an open storage display unit that runs the entire length of the ground floor […]
Wolfgang Buttress has been commissioned to create an installation for St Mary’s Church in Wirksworth, to coincide with this year’s Wirksworth Festival. Drawing on the behaviour of the domestic bee population, Buttress will present BEAM as a continuation and companion piece to The Hive, currently on display at Kew Gardens in London. Featuring a mirrored […]
London’s Burning is a festival of arts and ideas created by Artichoke – the team behind Lumiere London – to mark the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London. Several installations will play with the concept of public space, and have been designed to adapt to changing surroundings. For example, Dominoes is a kinetic […]
Ron Arad has created 360-degree immersive installation for the Roundhouse in London, as part of the venue’s 50th anniversary celebrations. Curtain Call sees the Roundhouse’s circular main space filled with a floor-to-ceiling curtain made from 600 silicon rods. The curtain is designed to be a canvas for films, live performance and audience interaction. The installation […]
The world’s largest collection of paper peepshows has been donated to the V&A under the Government’s Cultural Gifts Scheme. The collection of over 360 paper peepshows comes from 12 different countries and spans a 300-year period, covering historic events such as the coronation of Queen Victoria and Napoleon’s invasion of Moscow in 1812. They also […]
Miguel Chevalier has created a giant “carpet of light” virtual reality installation at the Milton Keynes International Festival 2016. The installation – inspired by the shapes associated with the cityscape and other sources such as a digital universe – comprises various “multi-coloured graphic scenes”. Using sensors, the patterns in the scenes mix together, divide and […]
Jean Verville has created a trompe-l’œil style paving installation along Montréal’s Museum Avenue. Dance Floor is the winning project from the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts’ competition for the development of Museum Avenue. The 279m2 dancefloor-inspired installation comprises a black and gold mosaic made up of more than 5,000 footprints.
Dalziel & Pow has designed an exhibition space within the Houses of Parliament to promote a charity that supports children with disabilities. Breaking the Barriers is a pop-up installation which aims to raise awareness and support among MPs for Newlife – a charity which looks to improve the lives of disabled children and their families […]
The National Theatre’s Immersive Storytelling Studio is a space where designers and directors can create audience experiences using virtual reality and 360° video.
The Bradford-based museum is looking at how faces are represented in the media.
The two architectural practices have been selected based on their proposal’s “innovative thinking” and sensitivity to the heritage of existing buildings.
This coming month you can read a new book on typography tips, go to an academic design festival in Copenhagen via Edinburgh Airport, where you’ll find a Scottish design exhibition…
A new V&A museum focusing on digital, the London College of Fashion and Sadler’s Wells theatre will all take up residence in the Olympic Park, and this is what they’re expected to look like…
From Moleskine’s first ever café to an exploration to a new Designer Studio for Selfridges’ flagship store, we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
Somerset House’s West Wing has been taken over by 45 artists demonstrating themes of sex, violence and dystopia in this immersive Stanley Kubrick exhibition.
The Colour and Vision exhibition, designed by Nissen Richards Studio, explores how vision first evolved in animals and is used by both hunters and predators in the animal kingdom.