The Velvet Principle

How Will Driverless Cars and Robots Impact on Urban Design?

Published on May 16, 2017

Article explores how autonomous vehicles may change the design of our towns and cities and the potential impact on our shopping habits.

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The Economic Model for Wayfinding

Published on January 24, 2017

Making the investment case for investing in a well-conceived wayfinding strategy

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The Future is in Augmented Reality

Published on December 12, 2016

Discussion about how augmented reality is set to impact on the retail and commercial property development sectors

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If it's Worth Doing, Make Sure You Get A Designer On Board

Published on November 21, 2016

This post illustrates that although something appears to be simple, it still needs the design thinking approach and craft skills of a designer to ensure it's fit for purpose.

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The Case for Creative Design for Hoardings and Building Wraps

Published on October 19, 2016

This post comments on the increasing trend for more creative design on building site hoardings and wraps. It asks why health and safety signs aren’t always given the same attention; and calls for a more integrated design approach to maximise the legibility and aesthetic quality of both the statutory…

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