Five finalists were chosen from over 1000 Mind, Body, Soul competition entries to design a product to enhance the mobility of others. Designs had to improve quality of life, be affordable, environmentally friendly and commercially viable. The finalists include Quacky, a beach shoe-come-flipper by Martina Carpelan, and Irene Zingarelli’s Easy Rider (pictured) – luggage that turns into a scooter. The winner will be announced at 100% Design.
The suitcase aimed at space tourists weighs just 900g and can stick itself to walls in zero gravity.
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director says there’s no such thing as brand design and much of what the design industry says about brand is incomprehensible, pretentious and just plain daft.
The new store — conceived by design and architectural practice Gensler — has a gaming lounge, multi-purpose Community Theatre and a McLaren sports car on the ground floor.
From vegan vending machines to zero plastic takeaways, the food industry is finding inventive solutions to its plastic problem.