Glastonbury’s toilet nightmare is now over for women, thanks to two ingenious new designs: the Whiz and the Go Bag. The Whiz is a funnel-like prosthetic intended to be used with the She-Pee – a revolutionary ‘stand-up’ women’s urinal. In direct competition with this is the demure Go Bag (above), a more discreet option billed as a ‘revolutionary new personal toilet’. Using a more sophisticated method, the bag is filled with crystals that turn liquid into a solid gel for easy disposal. But at £8.95 a shot, it raises the cost of a pint.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
A new fundraising book features contributions from Manchester creatives including Peter Saville and Malcolm Garrett, which have been inspired by Tony Walsh’s poem This is the Place.
As Design Manchester celebrates its fifth birthday, we pick out our top exhibitions to catch at the festival, including a tribute to the book covers of Mancunian literary legend Anthony
Atlas has created the branding for the new fashion label, which will also be contributed to by other industrial and product designers.