Europe’s first range of bags and fashion accessories specifically designed to deter theft was launched at the Design Council on Tuesday. Created by Vexed Generation, the products were developed in conjunction with the Suzy Lamplugh Trust and Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science and police crime prevention experts were also consulted. The products include lingerie-style stealth belts and bands for concealing mobile phones. Designs incorporate features such as anti-slash materials, cut-proof straps and combination lock clips. Products will be available from retailers throughout the UK under the Karrysafe brand.
The independent music and arts festival based in Wales is in its 16th year, and celebrates its non-corporate ethos by commissioning a different illustrator annually to create its look and
The Association of Illustrators recently launched its #priceitright campaign, to encourage creatives to demand the right fees – the organisation shares its advice for freelancers.
A set of six stamps have been released to mark the 250th birthday of the Royal Academy of the Arts, and have been designed by renowned artists.
Earth is a kit made up of a model globe and smartphone app that uses augmented reality and artificial intelligence to teach people about the history of the world.