Smallfry has come up with an innovative method of keeping self-important corporate bosses in check during brainstorming sessions. The Equalizer is a tongue-in-cheek executive toy designed to keep the bosses’ tongues from permanently wagging, by tracking talkers and aiming a barrage of soft foam balls at over-critical loudmouths. It sounds like an ideal way of silencing politicians. Just don’t put it anywhere near John ‘Two Jabs’ Prescott.
We speak to designer Christine Ayre, who was recently made a Fellow of King’s College London, about how design can give a sense of coherency to institutions’ output.
The design studio’s future-facing vehicle concept has Covid precautions and details inspired by the city of London.
Illustrator Natasha Durley discusses modernising the classic nature series, incorporating new features of the UK’s landscape and a “layered” technique.
As part of our series looking at in-house design teams, we talk to Facebook director of product design Austin Chang about cross-family design, moving beyond apps and taking on 1,000