Construction underway on Science Museum’s largest gallery
Universal Design Studio is designing the Science Museum's largest project in a decade. The permanent Information Age gallery will be an object rich space that brings to life moments when the world changed dramatically through the invention of communication technologies. Read about the gallery here.
New Lotte KCC mall
Universal Design Studio have further projects in development with Lotte including a vast facade for the new KCC shopping mall in Suwon, South Korea. As a strong architectural and retail statement, the Suwon Shopping town will become the new 'centre' for the local area. Construction is underway and the facade is currently undergoing prototyping.
New exhibition at Hampton Court Palace: Secrets of the Royal Bedchamber
Universal Design Studio has designed a dramatic new exhibition at Hampton Court Palace, Secrets of the Royal Bedchamber. For the first time, the world’s largest collection of early State beds is presented in one display, which tells the story of how the royal bedchamber became the most public and important place in the palace in the 17th and 18th centuries. Universal's design is based on an abstracted, contemporary interpretation of the distinct Baroque style of the Palace. More here.
New One Leicester Street hotel
Opening mid-May, One Leicester Street is the latest London offering from boutique hotel group Unlisted Collection. Universal Design Studio have been charged with creating a new spatial identity for the 15-room hotel based in Chinatown, with restaurant headed by Michelin star chef Tom Harris. More here.
Chrome Web Lab Nominated for D&AD Pencil
Universal Design Studio and MAP's work on Google's Chrome Web Lab has been recognised with a nomination for a prestigious D&AD Pencil for exhibition design. Pencil awards are announced on June 12. More on the project here.