Volkswagen’s designers have chosen an unusual route to making the company’s new Beetle model appealing. The dashboard incorporates a vase so the interior can be brightened up with flowers. Less social drivers can, of course, put it to other uses, making up for the fact that modern cars never have big enough ashtrays.
The 30 shortlisted designs for this year’s Loewe Craft Prize will go on display at the museum this May, and the overall winner will be awarded €50,000.
The shortlist of 200 illustrators has been whittled down from over 3,000 entries, and will go on display at Somerset House in June.
A new research project by Thomas.Matthews and students from the RCA is aiming to “continue the conversation” about sustainability in the publishing industry.
D&AD has launched its eclectic branding for its annual festival and awards, taking place this week – we look at how it was co-designed by Hato and thousands of people