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.
The Guardian Media Group’s Sunday paper, The Observer, has launched a biannual, print design magazine, which looks to bridge the gap between consumer and specialist publications.
Online art shop RoomFifty has worked with studio Intoart, commissioning four disabled creatives to design prints that are being sold for £20 each.
Protests against climate change and ecological destruction are currently taking place across the world – we speak to graphic designer, Clive Russell, about how the eco group has used creativity
Samsung says its Space Monitor has been designed to address the customer desire for more deskspace by offering an elegant solution, which allows the product to blend into its environment.