SiebertHead’s idea for Looking Good and Feeling Great focuses on basic hygiene issues. Taking hygiene and grooming activities in the bathroom as a starting point, the consultancy identified practices and interactions with products and their packaging that we use to perform the rituals that many of us take for granted – such as squeezing toothpaste tubes, handling soap and unscrewing caps. It then created a series of devices that contain the product, but make it easier to access. They include a shower gel holder combined with an exfoliating glove, a pressure-sensitive soap dispenser and a container for a toothpaste tube which uses a toothbrush as a lever to unscrew the lid.
As part of our series looking at up-and-coming creatives, we speak with freelance illustrator Kristyna Baczynski about how her Ukrainian heritage inspired her to make a graphic novel, why she
This year, the showcase of up-and-coming designers’ work challenges everything from ‘manspreading’ and loneliness in older people, to sustainability and smart phone addiction.
Norway’s capital has been rebranded by design consultancy Creuna, which aims to strengthen links between the municipality and its citizens.
Illustrators and designers including Quentin Blake, Frith Kerr and Antony Gormley have interpreted the number 30 for the museum’s birthday.