Slant, which has been branded by Edit_, is a new series of arts and culture events that aim to make the Northern county stand out from neighbouring cities such as Liverpool and Manchester.
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“We want to bring together countries to look at design’s important role in the big emotive issues of our time,” says festival director.
From a rebrand for the Southbank Centre to a visit to Dundee, the UK’s latest cultural hotspot, we round-up the news from the last seven days.
Mather & Co has designed the exhibition, which is set to take a world tour, and incorporated holographic and audio visual technology to create an interactive visitor experience.
A team of creatives including Assemble and Jason Bruges Studio will take part in Test Unit 2017, a project looking to turn derelict, industrial areas in Glasgow into public spaces.
We visit the Scottish city during Dundee Design Festival, and find out why it is being touted as the UK’s new design and cultural hotspot.
Last week the Museum of Failure opened in Sweden, which is archiving global design and innovation failures including the Segway and a frozen beef lasagne from Colgate. We ask designers about their most memorable work-related disasters.
We reveal all of the winners from last night’s Design Week Awards across every category, plus Best in Show, Hall of Fame and Rising Star.
The pavilion is called We are Energy, and features a panoramic screen depicting a virtual landscape, with an accompanying soundtrack by composer Brian Eno.
From a new Swedish museum showcasing brands’ biggest “f*ck ups” to the design industry’s fears around Brexit and creative talent, we round up the important news from the last seven days.
If you’re planning to head to any graduate design shows this summer, here is our comprehensive guide to all of this year’s exhibitions.
Architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Gensler are currently working on the expansion of New York’s Museum of Modern Art, which will see its gallery space increase by 30%.
Graphic designer Camille Walala, known for her colourful, geometric patterns that adorn various bridges and landmarks in London, is set to create an installation at Greenwich Peninsula’s Now Gallery. The sculpture will be a giant maze, laden with Walala’s distinctive patterns and composed of corridors, open spaces, suspended shapes and mirrors. The playful installation will […]
Busy, urban London is full of surprising green spaces, from Regent’s Park to Hyde Park. Not many of these currently float on water, however. Garden designer Tony Woods has worked with developer European Land and Property Limited to create a water-dwelling park in Merchant Square, Paddington. The Floating Pocket Park, which can hold 120 people, […]
The University of Reading is hosting an exhibition showcasing the provocative former design magazine Émigré. Émigré was founded in California in 1984 by Rudy VanderLans and Zuzana Licko, and looked at the relationship between critical writing, self-publishing and experimental typography. It had an initial print run of roughly 5,000 copies, and was supported by design […]
The Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum has released the first visual of its new Photography Centre, which is set to open in 2018. The centre is being designed by David Kohn Architects (DKA), and will more than double the museum’s display space dedicated to photography. The newly released render offers a glimpse into what The […]
Design duo Craig & Karl has transformed a derelict petrol station on Wood Lane in London’s White City into a colourful, stripy installation called Here After. The brightly coloured design nods to the petrol station’s location between Television Centre, the BBC’s former headquarters and White City Place, the former BBC Media Village, with the selected […]
JAC Studios has designed a new permanent exhibition about migratory birds at the Wadden Sea Centre in Denmark. The Wadden Sea Migratory Birds exhibition has been designed in collaboration with No Parking Production and Jason Bruges Studio, and looks at the 15 million migratory birds which stop in the area every year The exhibition features […]
London-based artist Alexandra Plesner has created a new installation to mark a ruling in Taiwan allowing same-sex marriage. Culturescape comprises 180 ice cream cones mounted on a white foam board. Plesner has hand painted the cones in an array of nine different rainbow colours. One cone has also been painted gold to represent “the one […]
Photographer David Bailey has designed an art installation for department store Fortnum & Mason. The installation sees the windows of its London Piccadilly store filled with 400 bronze tiger sculptures, created by Bailey and Pangolin Editions to represent all of the endangered Sumatran tigers that remain in the wild. The figures are available to buy […]
Salford-based business park MediaCityUK is playing host to four giant sculptures of endangered animal species as part of Quays Culture’s Unnatural Borders exhibition. Designed by Netherlands-based studio Sober Industries, the idea behind the project is to raise awareness about the impact of human civilisation on the animal kingdom and the environment. The sculptures include a […]
Helsinki City Museum has opened its latest exhibition looking at sexuality, gender and sex in the Finnish capital. Helsexinki documents the experiences of locals based on interviews carried out by the museum with people from gender or sexual minority groups and those working in the sex industry. Their stories deal with themes including sex education […]
Last week, a new exhibition on science fiction opened at the Barbican featuring masks, costumes and other designs from classic sci-fi films and TV series. We ask designers about their most memorable prop designs.
We delve into a new museum in Sweden which is archiving global innovation and design failures spanning from the 17th century right up to the present day, including the Segway and a frozen beef lasagne from Colgate.
We delve into the Barbican’s new exhibition on science fiction, which includes artefacts dating from the 19th century right up to the present day, and speak to Ab Rogers Design about bringing the exhibition to life.
This week, American graphic designer Lance Wyman spoke to us about his latest retrospective exhibition in London, and entries opened for our annual Top 100 consultancy survey.
This month, you can delve into all things science fiction at the Barbican, watch Stefan Sagmeister’s Happy Film and take a trip to the V&A’s new art and design quarter.
Metro: Art at Velocity is a new East London exhibition that showcases some of the most memorable designs seen in metro stations and city centres worldwide.
Apple’s Jony Ive took up a position at the Royal College of Art, and the London Design Festival announced its line-up – the important design news from the last seven days.
California: Designing Freedom charts the journey of Californian design all the way from 1960s counterculture right up to Silicon Valley today, featuring exhibits such as the graphics for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics and Waymo’s self-driving car.