This year’s Design Indaba conference brought a focus on place, identity and all things design.
In a bid to showcase the opportunities of the Internet of Things, six teams of designers, academics and entrepreneurs are working up prototypes of connected objects.
Heatherwick hopes that whoever works on it will not take ‘the industrial option’ and will instead design a Tube with ’character and warmth and ambitiousness’.
Thomas Heatherwick has unveiled plans for the design of ‘Africa’s first major institution for contemporary art’, in Cape Town.
Designers are being tasked to create ideas for ‘tomorrow’s trains’, as part of a project to overhaul passenger rolling stock.
Winning Best of Show at the Design Week Awards was just the start of the journey for the urine-collection device.
The head of London Underground says he wants to work with designers to create a ‘New Tube for London’.
A few choice words from industrial design legend Tom Karen apparently stopped a young Ive from dropping design.
Gallery Libby Sellers is showing new work by Anton Alvarez, created with his thread-wrapping machine.
Unlike its Krautrock namesake, the Aram Gallery’s new Kraft Work show eschews the world of computers in favour of analogue materials – cardboard and paper.
Interior design studio and gallery 19 Greek Street is celebrating the natural world in design form with its new Forces of Nature show.
Hemingway and the Blackburn is Open campaign aims to ‘wage a war’ on empty shops in the town.
SeymourPowell has designed a jacket for Korean outdoor brand Kolon Sport that features a sleeve-mounted wind-turbine generator.
The £30 000 Playable City Award is seeking submissions to ‘challenge the screen-based clichés of a smart city’.
Dyson is teaming up with Imperial College London to fund a robotics lab which will research ‘intelligent domestic robots’.