Phaidon Press is launching a three-volume set of books, Design Classics, presenting 999 industrially manufactured products ranging from cars to furniture. The anthology, which charts the processes of design and manufacturing, includes over 4000 images of patents, prototypes, ads, drawings and archival photographs, dating from the late 1600s to the present day. The book collection comes with a carrying case designed by Konstantin Grcic. It is published on 24 April and retails at £100.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.
Starling Crossing is a prototype road design that would see crossings light up as people approach a road and disappear when nobody needs them.
As the retailer marks its 30th birthday in the UK, we visit its immersive house party in London and speak to interior design leader Clotilde Passalacqua.
The BlackBerry Motion has ditched the brand’s signature keyboard and has a 14cm-wide touchscreen, with an Apple-style home button at the bottom.