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The Starling Crossing is designed to reshape streets by responding in real time to pedestrian movements.

Lisa Wells

Lisa Wells is a Design Standards and Signage Manager at John Lewis.

Lisa Wells' aim is to help John Lewis customers and potential customers to have the best shopping experience possible. Whether it is finding our shop in a city centre, parking in a safe, clean and well signed car park or finding a particular piece of merchandise with the least irritation, the whole journey is equally important.

Several high-profile, billionaire-backed public spaces are on the outs.

Has a building, place or a public place made you feel excited, interested, melancholic or stressed? Do some people find a location stimulating, while others find it boring or even alarming?

Exhibitionism, The Rolling Stones Exhibit

The Rolling Stones, one of the most iconic and influential musical acts of the last five decades, are the subject of the lauded traveling exhibition entitled “Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones,” designed by Pentagram.

A clever new traffic implementation in Britain has many hopeful that neighborhood streets will be able to to get all the benefits of speed bumps without the jarring disruptions they create.

Populous and National Geographic collaborate on ‘The Stadium of Tomorrow’ © Photographer / National Geographic

Populous was delighted to team up with National Geographic magazineto imagine a vision of the future for stadium design, exploring how technology will transform the spectator experience. 

30 Urban Linear Parks Projects Since 2000

Look no further than Paris' Promenade plantée, which was completed in 1993, to see where the trend of converting obsolete railways into beautiful urban green spaces originated. The real urban renewal linear park boom, however, happened in this century.

Artist Camille Walala has used her signature colorful style to create a maze inside a southeast London gallery, imagined as a playground where visitors can "unleash their inner child."

We want to bring together countries to look at design’s important role in the big emotive issues of our time,” says festival director.

Future Systems Trueform Engineering

Future Systems is a design manufacture of bespoke street furniture for municipalities and transportation authorities around the world.

Our North American success organically developed from the global accomplishment of its parent company Trueform Engineering Ltd. who was established in 1977 as a sheet metal fabrication company. Since this time, Trueform has evolved into an SME Company, employing more than 250 employees throughout the UK, middle east and North America.

Gary Walker-Kerr

Gary Walker-Kerr is a Director and Designer at Haley Sharpe Design, a world-leading exhibition design agency that creates engaging and intelligent environments for cultural destinations, heritage sites and museums.

For over five decades, the Rolling Stones have continually reinvented themselves as musicians, performers and cultural icons, transforming music, art, fashion and popular culture in the process. This incredible legacy is explored in “Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones,” a major exhibition opened at New York’s Industria Superstudio after a blockbuster run in London. The designers collaborated on the exhibition with producers Tony Cochrane and Thea Jeanes-Cochrane of iEC and curator Ileen Gallagher.

Building a wall between the U.S. and Mexico was a focal point of the 2016 U.S. presidential election; the idea has turned attention to the border between the two countries but ignores the point that they coexist in a complex synergy. Designed in collaboration with FR-EE / Fernando Romero Enterprise in response to the official theme, “Utopia by Design,” “Border City” is the Mexico installation at the first annual London Design Biennale.

Located in rejuvenated King’s Cross London, The Plimsoll Building, designed by David Morley Architects, references the Victorian industrial heritage of the area and it is named in honor of Samuel Plimsoll, one of Victorian Britain’s most important historical figures and one with links to the history of King’s Cross.

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Whybrow Wayfinding and creative partners Atelier Works have been shortlisted in this year’s Transform Awards Europe.

Christopher Lee, managing director (EMEA), Populous, explores how Arsenal's Emirates Stadium has led a new wave of venue-led urban regeneration in what was one of London's most deprived areas.

The shortlist for the National Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre was revealed on January 27 – Holocaust Memorial Day.

Daktronics 4K Curved LED Display at Piccadilly Circus

The iconic lights in London’s Piccadilly Circus are being upgraded to a massive, outward-curved display capable of true 4K video production.

Benoy Holmes Wood logos

"Over the last 16 years, we have created a studio that delivers world class solutions in a new area of design: branding the built environment through graphic, wayfinding and sign design. Creating solutions that marry with architecture and interior design is absolutely key to our success and we see joining Benoy Group as the perfect fit," says Owner Lucy Holmes.

Showing confidence, value and a huge step up in visibility for design at the new museum, Designers bemused after fighting for recognition for so long.

These photographs taken by Gareth Gardner offer a glimpse of the interiors created byJohn Pawson for the new Design Museum ahead of its official opening next week.

SEGD is an amazing community of designers, fabricators and manufacturers who create experiences that connect people to place. One of the many membership benefits of SEGD is a library of talks from SEGD's 4-6 events a year. Starting from 2014, these videos are available for viewing for members for free. If you are a member please log in (hint: top right below search) if not please join SEGD and experience its amazing resources.

Border City at London Biennale

Border City proposes a truly bi-national and borderless city based on a unique hexagonal grid system. It was the exhibition from Mexico at the London Design Biennale, which opened on September 7, 2016.

Alex Dale, Populous

Alex Dale is a senior wayfinding designer with Populous, a sports-architecture firm, based out of the firm’s London office.

He is an expert in how people interact with and use places who designs sign systems that interface between people and the uses of space, making places useful, usable and enjoyable.

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