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Offset, by Layer

London-based industrial design studio Layer has created Offset, a shaving brush sytem for male grooming accessories start-up Follicle & Limb. Offset is comprised of three parts – a badger hair shaving brush, and a case which transforms into a stand for drying the brush and a dish to hold the razor. The brush handle and […]

Casetify phone case collection, by Bodil Jane

Dutch illustrator Bodil Jane has created a new range of phone cases and other accessories that looks to embody the modern day woman. The collection features illustrations of eight women of different races, body types and fashion styles, along with accessories such as perfumes, pencils and plants. Jane studied illustration at Willem de Kooning Academy […]

Rado Star Prize shortlist, by various

Watchmaker Rado and London Design Festival tradeshow Designjunction have announced the shortlisted designs for the inaugural edition of the Rado Star Prize UK. Young designers from all over the country were asked to submit a range of projects spanning interior, industrial and technology design. All of the projects respond to the theme of “Design Meets […]

Arse Vases, by Wieden+Kennedy and Fredrik Anderson

To mark this year’s London Pride, Wieden+Kennedy has teamed up with artist Fredrik Andersson to create handmade, bum-shaped ceramic vases to raise money for HIV charity Positive East. The Arse Vases come in pink, tan or brown variations, and also smooth or hairy options. The vases cost £40 each, and are available in a limited […]

Redesigning plastics project, by various

A group of Central Saint Martins (CSM) students have reimagined the future of plastics for their graduate design projects. Briefed by Studio Into and recycling charity the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the students were asked to explore potential new materials, products, services and education programmes related to the future of plastics. Featured projects include coffee cups […]

Zaha Hadid in Italy exhibition, by various

Maxxi museum in Rome, Italy has opened a new exhibition to mark the one-year anniversary of architect Zaha Hadid’s death. Made in Italy has been curated by the museum in collaboration with Zaha Hadid Design, Zaha Hadid Architects and the Zaha Hadid Foundation, and explores the architect’s long-lasting relationship with the country. It features conceptual […]

Dough Universe, by Technology Will Save Us

London-based studio Technology Will Save Us has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a new interactive learning kit for kids made out of conductive play dough. The product is comprised of three individual kits that aim to help children learn about STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) principles, and the “fundamentals of electricity through light, […]

Design Dice, by Andy Neal

Creative block is a common plight for designers, who will often resort to word maps and image moodboards to spark new ideas. A graphic design tutor at Falmouth University has decided to make this process a little more tangible. Andy Neal has designed a set of dice that aim to inspire young designers to think […]

Dart x Design, by various designers

When we think of dartboards, connotations of music-less, ale-filled, old-fashioned pubs and splintered, ancient wooden boards arise. But now, designers including Base Design and Karim Rashid have reimagined the dartboard as part of charity project Dart x Design, organised by consultancy Frog. Interpretations include a colourful, 3D-printed board from Alex Trochut, a mathematical, geometric board […]

The Pioneer Plaque replica, by Duane King

A Kickstarter campaign has been launched to reproduce the original “galactic greeting card”; a communicative plaque that was sent into space in 1972 aboard NASA’s Pioneer 10 spaceship. The Pioneer Plaque was intended as a means of communication, should any extra-terrestrial life come across the spacecraft. Over 40 years later, crowdfunding company Vann Alexandra and […]

Fortnum & Mason biscuit packaging, by Design Bridge

Design Bridge has designed new packaging and tins for Fortnum & Mason’s core range of biscuits, using decorated ceramics and fine china as inspiration for the illustrations. The design aims to add a “contemporary twist” to a classic, “British” teaware style, and create tins “special” enough to be seen as a replacement for a plate, […]

Am I normal? card game, by The School of Life

The School of Life has released a new card game called Am I Normal? The pack of 52 playing cards looks to tackle our perception of “normality”, which currently tends to focus on an “organised, poised and polished” version of ourselves, says The School of Life. It features 52 statements or admissions that seemingly fall […]

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