3D Crossing

A local council is trialing a novel approach to pedestrian safety: Crossing markings that look like they’re floating above the road. Cars have been ignoring the more traditional markings on roads so how about trying something that looks like it’s about to fly through the windscreen? Looks good in a photo, but would it really […]

Festive Urbanism

The Festival of Urbanism hits town again with the launch on tonight. With a packed program from the freshest and sharpest thinkers on all things urbanism, the festival is sure to be a hit. Highlights include sessions on planning and the alcohol industry, healthy ageing and a screening of The Eviction on the eviction of […]

Swimming A Mountain

If you’re the montain type, but at the same time long for a swim, then Hayri Atak Architectural Design Studio have just the thing. Allowing you to go right to the edge and then swim right off it, the design is just a concept at the moment. It looks a little cold to go for […]

Name That Library

A lot of buildings that make an impact often acquire a name. A new library in Darling Square might be getting the same treatment. Designed by Japanese Architects Kengo Kuma & Associates, the building has attracted such monikers as the nest, a steamer basket or even a Tazzie Devil. Time will tell which one sticks, […]

Star Chairs

There’s all sorts of ways to express your fandom of choice and a this bureau thinks sitting down is a great way to express it. Star Wars has never been backward in coming forward to offer some manic merch and designer Kenneth Cobonpue has just the thing for those looking to combine fandom and household […]

A Life For Design

Salone del Mobile has hit the design calendar once more with all the latest and greatest in the world of design. Bulgari turned heads with it’s installation taking up around 1,000 square metres while Versace Home’s exhibit looked delightfully retro futuristic resplendent in it’s aqua colour scheme. German art school juggernaut, Bauhaus also celebrated it’s […]

Your New Type

Monotype has announced the Helvetica Now typeface, a new family of fonts of the iconic character set design. It’s first redesign in 35 years, it’s sure to grace the minimalist minded all over the world where ever you find something spelled out.