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Biscuit Mugs, by Together Design

Perfectly Put Together objects

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Consultancy Together Design is launching an online shop.

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Irish airline Aer Lingus unveils "Celtic" cabin designs Video

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

Celtic motifs and modern detailings are brought together as Aer Lingus prepares to enter “a new era”.

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Fitbit moves into the smartwatch market

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Health-tracking company Fitbit has followed tech giants Apple and Samsung into the smartwatch market.

Nophone

The NoPhone – a technology-free surrogate mobile Video

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The NoPhone is a solid block of plastic that allows people to manage their phone addiction using a surrogate device.

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​Blue sky thinking – designers sought to create windowless aeroplanes Video

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

Engineering group CPI is seeking designers to help realise “windowless planes” which project the outside view onto the inside of the fuselage.

Workshop at Dundee University

Make:Shift:Do – craft in the digital age

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The Craft’s Council’s two-day Make:Shift:Do event next month offers the opportunity for people to try their hand at techniques such as 3D printing, smart textile creation and CNC milling.

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First look at Science Museum’s new Information Age Gallery

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

Photographs from the Information Age Gallery, which has been designed by Universal Design Studio.

Dogs Trust

Fitch creates "indoor village" for Dog's Trust rehoming centre

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

The new rehoming centre in Manchester allows families to meet, learn about and train dogs.

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Dyson launches humidifier Video

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Dyson says its humidifier uses “Ultraviolet” cleansing technology to kill 99.9 per cent of bacteria used in the product’s water.

The Future Hunter-Gatherer concept, by Pan Wang

Six designs for the home of the future Video

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Shortlisted Electrolux Design Lab projects include concepts to make carrots taste like steak and a hologram-based game that allows cooks to become “hunter-gatherers”.

News in brief round-up

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 | Updated: Fri, 17 Oct 2014 | By Tom Banks

A round-up of this week’s news in brief.

New train exterior

New tube train designs inspired by contemporary London Video

Thu, 9 Oct 2014 | By Emily Gosling

A new London Underground tube train “inspired by contemporary London” is being created, with designs by PriestmanGoode and Transport for London.

Stark carpet

Give fleece a chance

Thu, 9 Oct 2014

 West London’s Design Centre Chelsea Harbour has unveiled something of a woolly concept to mark the imminent art fair madness taking over London next week.

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Designing the new hudl2 for Tesco Video

Wed, 8 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The designs are the result of a collaboration between Chauhan Studio, ustwo and The Chase.

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Trunki falls into the red after losing design "copying" case

Tue, 7 Oct 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Children’s ride-on suitcase brand Trunki has blamed “copycats” after moving into the red with a £1.5 million annual pre-tax loss.


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