SpudNik looks more like an adult toy of the sort found in Ann Summers or Agent Provocateur than a Russian spacecraft. It certainly doesn’t look like a potato masher, which is what it is. Designed by And Design, it is ‘a radical step away from the traditional bash and crush’, according to a statement. Spudnik works by a rotational action and ‘reduces the effort of mashing by up to 50 per cent’, which makes you wonder how they measure these things. A Design Week guinea pig took Spudnik home for a test run and found it ‘very satisfying’, as only a potato masher can be.
We recently wrote about a long-lost Albanian alphabet, discovered by a university student from Kosovo. Now, typographers and graphic designers tell us about their favourite scripts, from Arabic ones
Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill has created the Saatchi Suite where visitors can experience and purchase the art and design which has been curated within the space.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.