Hong Kong group Design Innovation has found success with Quicksilver, a product developed for client ABC Communications. The palm-sized Quicksilver is a data receiver, which keeps investment-mad Hong Kong residents up to date with exact stock prices in real time. It sold out within eight weeks of launching – and a second-generation version is already under development. The device uses Alkaline batteries, and has a snap-on protective cover which doubles as a stand.
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director says there’s no such thing as brand design and much of what the design industry says about brand is incomprehensible, pretentious and just plain daft.
The new store — conceived by design and architectural practice Gensler — has a gaming lounge, multi-purpose Community Theatre and a McLaren sports car on the ground floor.
From vegan vending machines to zero plastic takeaways, the food industry is finding inventive solutions to its plastic problem.