Cambridge Consultants has come up with a device to combat the vast array of handsets found scattered around the modern home. Called Idea, the concept model is designed to cater for all the user’s on-screen services and needs – from booking tickets to scrolling through archive sources. The prototype comprises a keyboard and double-sided handset with a thumb-operated joystick. ‘For complex screen interactions the whole control can be used and sits comfortably on the lap,’ says a group spokeswoman.
The official organisation for Girl Guides in the UK has overhauled its range of activities, including new skills such as coding, human rights and inventing, and has commissioned studio Red
Sam Jacob Studio has been commissioned to design the exhibition spaces and interiors of the new Cartoon Museum, and will work with graphic design studio Fraser Muggeridge to create a
Kin Design has created interactive installations for the Eden Project’s new permanent show Invisible Worlds, which delves into the fascinating stories of miniscule micro-organisms, and the impact humans have made
Research shows that over half of designers have been to university, compared to a third of the UK workforce on a whole. We chat to Hilary Chittenden, senior foundation manager