As part of our research to support BERG's Pixel Track prototype, the Catapult explored the question of connected displays via discussion, interviewing those who procure, design or curate displays and public signs.
Finn Williams, of the Greater London Authority, is responsible for urban regeneration projects across London. He discusses the Mayor of London's strategies to de-clutter the high street, whilst reinforcing local culture through signage. Corinna Gardner of the Victoria & Albert Museum is part of a new team curating this emerging product category. She also describes the museum's need for a more dynamic form of display.
Jon Hunter is Head of Design for Transport for London, and responsible for design across a wide variety of complex environments, requiring high standards of accessibility, resilience and consistency. Nigel McKay is Lend Lease's head of innovation for the Elephant & Castle development in London, and is exploring how such products might enable new amenities and services for residents and visitors, as well as realising strategic ambitions around low-carbon living.
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