Ford has unveiled a radical design direction for its European cars, aimed at giving vehicles more visual appeal. The Iosis concept car (pictured below), designed by a team under Martin Smith, Ford of Europe’s executive design director, has a trapezoidal ‘face’, cameras in place of rear view mirrors, LED external lighting that automatically increases in low visibility and a novel door arrangement.
The new permanent displays are part of a year-long, Department for Transport led initiative to get more young people to study engineering.
This month, an exhibition opened showcasing 20 years of Penguin Essentials. Now, designers tell us about their favourite editions of books with illustrated covers.
Pentagram partner Michael Bierut has had a 40-year-career, which spans the ubiquitous Hillary Clinton US presidential campaign logo, Mastercard’s first rebrand in 20 years and the wayfinding for the New
Queens of Industry runs until 2019 at Leeds Industrial Museum, and tells the stories of working women who acted as industrial ambassadors for Britain throughout the 20th century.