This week we travel across the pond to bring you Thomas Heatherwicks incredible plans for a floating island in New York City and the identity for the World Trade Centre. Whilst back in europe we find Norway’s beautiful passport designs and Sweden’s very own national typeface aptly named ‘Sweden Sans’. Enjoy.
Thomas Heatherwick’s hovering island in NYC
Thomas Heatherwick plans to create a floating island in New York. The island will be supported on stilts and be home to a lush woodland, amongst the trees will be many performance areas and creative spaces for all types of people to enjoy. But will it ever get off the ground (or sea)?
World Trade Centre – Designing a mark of respect
In this article Creative Review take a close look at the new World Trade Centre identity and the unenviable challende of designing a mark for for a legion of stakeholders.
Norways Beautiful Passport Design
Could this be the most beautifully designed passport ever? We think so. Neue Studio the Norwegian agency behind the new design, took inspiration from Norway’s rich landscapes and iconic night skies.
Sweden’s National Typeface – Sweden Sans
A very Swedish typeface designed by Stockholm firm Soderhavet who took inspiration from old 1950’s signs to produce this very modern, geometric typeface thats gone down well in the studio.