The Freeplay radio by Trevor Baylis and TKO has been a hit with most customers (see above), as well as with the remote populations it was intended for. It is difficult to imagine the latest version – a special silver-coloured Christmas edition – being air-dropped into the desert. An airdrop into Chelsea is more likely.
Having won an award for services to design education, we chat to the designer about why craft isn’t as important as we might think, and why recycling is a con.
Design Partners has unveiled a wearable heart monitor vest, which aims to provide a more comfortable experience and deliver more accurate data.
The opening of the exhibition coincides with the upcoming COP26 climate conference, and interrogates how design can tackle the critical problem of waste.
We speak to baton designer Laura Nyahuye about the work behind the project and how her Zimbabwean heritage influenced the design.