Towards Sustainable Product Design is a one-day conference and on-line event covering product and service development in a more sustainable society. It will take place on 17 July at the Royal College of Pathologists in London. Details: Centre for Sustainable Design at the Surrey Institute of Art and Design, tel: 01252 732 229 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.