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A lamp that can charge your phone, from Industrial Facility Video

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

Industrial Facility has created a new lamp than can operate as a charging point for devices such as phones and laptops.


Apple posts biggest quarterly profit in history Video

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

Apple’s first quarter net profits of $18 billion (£11.8 billion) are reportedly the biggest quarterly profits ever made by a public company.


Redesigning the industrial gas canister

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

Consultancy 42 Technology has designed a new lever-based valve for industrial gas canisters that can replace the traditional hand-wheel mechanism.


Sebastian Conran "de-geekifies" 3D printer with build-your-own model Video

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

Sebastian Conran Associates has launched a build-it-yourself 3D printer for use in the home, workplace and schools. 

Test section of hive structure

UK Pavilion begins to take shape

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 | By Tom Banks

Work has started on the beehive-themed UK Pavilion for Milan Expo 2015 which will succeed Thomas Heatherwick’s Seed Cathedral.


Territory creates in-film interface for sci-fi film Ex_Machina Video

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 | By Tom Banks

Consultancy creates fictional BlueBook operating system which appears in film about a man’s relationship with a human form AI.


A geometric box of chocolates

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

Japanese consultancy Nendo has designed nine 26mm³ chocolates into different geometric shapes to represent different textures.


Coley Porter Bell redesigns OXO cube packs Video

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

The consultancy has recreated the look and feel of OXO’s stock cube and Shake & Flavour Seasoning, with aims of making it brighter and bolder.


Google Glass goes back to the drawing board

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 | By Tom Banks

Google says its Glass Explorer Edition will not be available from tomorrow but the Glass team is already working on its replacement. 

Samsung's recently released Samsung Gear S watch

Samsung’s new global design chief hails from Sir Jony Ive’s former studio

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

Samsung has hired former Tangerine co-president Don tae Lee as its new global design team leader.


Royal Mail's Alice in Wonderland stamps Video

Thu, 15 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Lewis Carroll novel’s publication, Godfrey Design and illustrator Grahame Bakersmith have created a set of themed stamps.

The Transition Pack by Alphabetical

British Heart Foundation launches self-care pack for teenagers Video

Wed, 14 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

Consultancy Alphabetical has designed The Transition Pack, aimed at helping teenagers with heart conditions learn how to manage their healthcare independently.


Goodmans uses product design to reposition

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 | By Tom Banks

Rodd has designed a suite of new products for the electronics brand, which is now looking to focus on “intelligent design” driven by “simplicity and usability”.

Babybjörn babysitter, 1961

Nordic design for children

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 | By Sam Warner

Designmuseum Danmark in Copenhagen will run an exhibition exploring art, design and architecture for children.

Seasonal affective disorder lamp base2

A stylish lamp for those with Seasonal Affective Disorder

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

22-year-old designer Steve Swanton has created a lamp that bridges aesthetics and treatment for those with the condition.

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