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The S'up spoon

Redesigning the spoon for shaky hands

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

4c Design has worked with Grant Douglas, who has cerebral palsy, to create a spoon that can ‘transform mealtimes for people with shaky hands’.

Wedgwood

Save the Wedgwood Collection Video

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The Art Fund has launched an appeal to buy the Wedgwood Collection – a body of more than 80,000 historical pieces that is in danger of being separated and sold off.

Samsung

Samsung unveils ‘smartphone for the wrist’

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Samsung has updated its Samsung Gear smartwatch product to create a new model that can operate independently of a smartphone.

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Dyson teases new product launch – is it a robot vacuum cleaner? Video

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Dyson has released a video ahead of its new product launch planned for 4 September.

Headphones

Audio company Blue aims to ‘reinvent the headphones from the ears up’

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Designer Andy Logan of AWOL Company says the headphones have been designed as ‘a precision instrument’.

Google's headquarters in Mountain View, California

Google buys product design firm Gecko

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Gecko staff are joining the Google X research lab to work on projects including Google Glass and the Google car.

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Apple share price hits all-time high as new products expected

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The price boost comes amid rumours the company is set to release the ‘iWatch’ smartwatch and the next-generation iPhone.

Sampling with Scribble

Scribble – the pen that draws in any colour Video

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The inventors of Scribble say the devices uses a colour sensor and a microprocessor to mix inks of any colour.

Scotland

What would independence mean for Scotland's design industry?

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 | By Tom Banks

We get the views of Scottish consultancies and those with major Scottish clients.

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How design thinking is boosting the UK satellite industry Video

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

We talk to the design team at the Satellite Applications Catapult about embedding design thinking in the Space industry.

SK 1 radio, 1955. Designed by Artur Braun and Dr Fritz Eichler. Manufactured by Braun A.G.

150 years of John Lewis

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

To mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of the first John Lewis store, the Design Museum his holding an exhibition of key products sold by the retailer.

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How Skype is building its brand in-house Video

Fri, 8 Aug 2014 | By Tom Banks

We talk to Skype’s brand director Gary Bramall about building a brand team from scratch, why he doesn’t like guidelines and how Skype can keep everything in-house.

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AMVBBDO creates Dixons Carphone identity

Fri, 8 Aug 2014 | By Tom Banks

Newly merged Dixons Carphone is launching with a joint identity.

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Restoration work set to begin at fire-hit Glasgow School of Art

Wed, 6 Aug 2014 | By Tom Banks

An architect team is being sought to lead the restoration work.

3D printed facial prostheis mould

How 3D printing can be used by front-line NHS staff

Tue, 5 Aug 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The Welsh Government is supporting a pilot scheme that aims to use 3D printing in areas such as burns therapy and wound-care.


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