The first prize in this year’s Braun Prize for young designers has been awarded to Jens Andersson from the Institute of Design, Umea University, Sweden. His product design, Rescue Buoy, is a swimming robot designed to monitor hazardous seas and alert coastguards to potential rescue situations.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.