Smallfry has redesigned Northern Telecom’s Meridian business telephones for the European market. Originally designed for the US and Canada, the Meridian range now has three new models for Europe. Smallfry managing director Steven May-Russell says: ‘Europeans have come to appreciate products with sophisticated and carefully proportioned forms. Hardware design intended for the North American market tends to be too linear and box-like for European tastes.’
We’re thrilled to announce the shortlisted projects which will be vying for a coveted Design Week Award on 26 June at the Tower of London.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s blockbuster science fiction film, Glazier Design has created a set of eight stamps that contain secret messages for fans.
Young designers should be taught to think critically rather than waste time learning how to time-manage and compile spreadsheets, says Miranda Bolter, design director at Superunion.
Kempinski, which was founded in Berlin in 1897, is Europe’s oldest five-star hotel group, and has been given a new visual identity by Paris-based studio Work in Progress.