A space suit, a pair of Persol aviator sunglasses and a balsa wood surfboard are three products that designer Marc Newson would ‘like to live with’. Terence Conran asked Newson to be guest curator of the Design Museum’s £30 000 exhibition on ‘things you’d like to live with’, which opens at the museum on 23 November, as part of the Conran Foundation Collection.
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We speak with product designers about how micro-mobility vehicles like e-bikes and scooters can be made appealing for wide-ranging modern audiences.
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