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Denju Narita at Tokyo Design Week

Playfulness, fun and theatrics - our view on Tent and Super Brands 2014

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 | By Emily Gosling

The east London interiors behemoths have taken an unexpectedly experimental turn.

Lighting

Lighting the Olympic Park

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Speirs + Major and Michael Grubb Studio have created a new lighting scheme for the east London park.

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Bumpy food labels and injury-detection suit among Dyson Award winners Video

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The James Dyson Award national winners have been announced.

Alex Garnett, Dead Sexy

London Design Festival Preview: Designersblock

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 | By Emily Gosling

This year, Designersblock has upped sticks from its former home at the Southbank, crossing the river to take up residency in Clerkenwell.

Apple Watch

Apple unveils its first smartwatch

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

After much anticipation, Apple has unveiled the Apple Watch, the company’s first foray into wearable technology.

The designers in residence

Being disruptive - how design can challenge, entertain and delight

Tue, 9 Sep 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Four young designers have taken ‘disruptive’ as a starting point for explorations of inherited institutions, and of the possibilities of design itself.

The Little Printer

Berg shuts its doors

Tue, 9 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Berg is closing after a failed bid to create a connected-devices business.

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Marc Newson joins Apple Video

Tue, 9 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Newson is taking the role of ‘designer, special projects’ and will work with Sir Jony Ive.

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The theatre of the new product launch Video

Fri, 5 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Dyson and Samsung may have hit heights with their glitzy launch events, but Apple looks set to blow them away.

Foto Botanika Wallpaper by Clinton Friedman

Africa Calling showcases contemporary African design

Thu, 4 Sep 2014 | By Emily Gosling

The new Africa Calling design showcase comes to London’s Southbank centre next weekend.

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Dyson launches ‘intelligent robot’ vacuum cleaner Video

Thu, 4 Sep 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Dyson says the robot can ‘see where it is, where it has been, and where it is yet to clean’.

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New Samsung smartphone has screen that bends round the side

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Samsung says the new Galaxy Note Edge will let users have quick access to frequently used apps, alerts and device functionality, event when the screen is closed.

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‘I wouldn’t wear Google Glass’, says man tasked with developing designs

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The founder of Italian eyewear giant Luxottica, which is developing new Google Glass models, says he would not wear the product in its current form.

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.


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