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.
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.