The London arm of German consultancy E-fact has produced a book to go with the third annual London Photographic Awards. The 1999 brief was to interpret the poem Last Things by Hugo Williams. Competitors drawn from 12 countries produced 35 finalists. Volume 1 was a finalist at the 1998 New York Festival of Design and Print, and Volume 2 won a World Silver Medal at the same event in 1999.
Having won an award for services to design education, we chat to the designer about why craft isn’t as important as we might think, and why recycling is a con.
Design Partners has unveiled a wearable heart monitor vest, which aims to provide a more comfortable experience and deliver more accurate data.
The opening of the exhibition coincides with the upcoming COP26 climate conference, and interrogates how design can tackle the critical problem of waste.
We speak to baton designer Laura Nyahuye about the work behind the project and how her Zimbabwean heritage influenced the design.