A revolutionary bicycle lock created by UK designer Paul Hewitt has attracted the attention of Europe’s largest bicycling manufacturer, Axa-Basta. Hewitt is meeting the company in France this week to discuss licensing and supply in five major European markets. The Recoil Security Steering Lock works by immobilising the bicycle’s steering mechanism, making it impossible to ride. Fitted to the bike’s ‘headset’, the lock disconnects the handlebars from the front wheels when its key is turned. Hewitt won a Millennium Product Award for his earlier design, the Recoil Suspension Seat Post.
7-Inches for Planned Parenthood has released a compilation vinyl boxset featuring original work from the likes of designer Shepard Fairey and musician Björk to raise money for the charity.
Integrated packaging design specialist Equator shares advice on what it takes to stand out as a successful design consultancy in a competitive landscape.
The cans feature the artist’s famous toucan and lobster illustrations, created during his four-decade-long association with the brand.
Integrated packaging design specialist Equator, offers tips on how to keep new business coming through the door.