foster + partners designs modular stations for saudi arabia’s high-speed railway

foster+partner has completed four stations that form part of a 450-kilometer-long (280-mile) rail link that connects the major saudi arabian cities of makkah, madinah, jeddah, and king abdullah economic city. the stations that comprise the haramain high-speed railway are inspired by the ancient architectural traditions of the region and provide a shaded retreat from the sun while creating […]

Design Museum defends Designs of the Year show after Extinction Rebellion protest

London’s Design Museum has hit back after environmental action group Extinction Rebellion called on designers to boycott its Beazley Designs of the Year show. The group refused to allow the museum to include its celebrated graphic design, accusing the museum of trying to “artwash the unacceptable behaviours” of its sponsor, insurance company Beazley. But the museum defended the show, saying it […]

Elevating designs with typography

Nov 10, 2017-An introduction to Typography, a three-day workshop where the participants learn about old and modern-day typography, do hands-on lettering, and watch movies related to type, is currently ongoing at KITHUB, Kupondole. The workshop kicked off on Wednesday. Typography is the art of working with letters to style and arrange fonts and make them […]

Designs in his head and heart

Type is everything Shiva Nallaperumal Type and graphic designer Shiva Nallaperumal, who was in the city recently, talks about how important typography is in daily life “Thanks to my father, as a child, it was always books over video games. I had the entire Tintin collection at home. That was how I was first exposed […]

AMD Files Patent Infringement Complaint Against LG, MediaTek, Sigma Designs, and Vizio

ent Late last month, AMD filed a legal complaint against a number of companies accusing them of infringing its patents covering graphics processing technologies. The company requested the United States International Trade Commission (US ITC) to investigate the matter and, if the ITC finds in their favor, ban products based on chips that infringe on […]