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 new permanent displays are part of a year-long, Department for Transport led initiative to get more young people to study engineering.
This month, an exhibition opened showcasing 20 years of Penguin Essentials. Now, designers tell us about their favourite editions of books with illustrated covers.
Pentagram partner Michael Bierut has had a 40-year-career, which spans the ubiquitous Hillary Clinton US presidential campaign logo, Mastercard’s first rebrand in 20 years and the wayfinding for the New
Queens of Industry runs until 2019 at Leeds Industrial Museum, and tells the stories of working women who acted as industrial ambassadors for Britain throughout the 20th century.