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.’
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.