The flow of liquid metal inspired Nottingham furniture and product designer Philip Watts in the creation of the Mercury bar stool. Cast in aluminium, the stool features a re-cast antique tractor seat, which has been given a mirror-finish polish. Watts, a member of New Designers in Business, has donated a Mercury bar stool to an auction at the New Designers in Business exhibition being held at London’s Royal Festival Hall from 9 to 17 November. Money raised through the auction will go to The Design Trust.
Design studio SomeOne has designed the visual identity for Ocean Saver, a cleaning product that uses dissolvable pods to avoid waste.
As part of our series profiling country’s design industries, we look at Finland’s well-established design scene, and hear from the designers trying to find a new design language.
The animated videos, created for charity Migrant Help, were designed by London-based studio Templo.
We speak to Lucy Painter of Studio Recruitment and Pip Jamieson of The Dots to find out how they’re advising the Class of 2020 to go about job hunting right