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.
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director says there’s no such thing as brand design and much of what the design industry says about brand is incomprehensible, pretentious and just plain daft.
The new store — conceived by design and architectural practice Gensler — has a gaming lounge, multi-purpose Community Theatre and a McLaren sports car on the ground floor.
From vegan vending machines to zero plastic takeaways, the food industry is finding inventive solutions to its plastic problem.