US design group Design Edge is credited with the appearance of the Advent E.go, a new PC designed to challenge Apple’s iMac in the convenience stakes. The unit, launched last week in PC World stores, comes in Millennium Silver, with purple detailing. Matching accessories are also available to fit in with domestic environments. Both manufacturer and retailer are emphasising the machine’s ease of use. They claim it can be set up from its box in just three minutes.
Featuring mammoth tusks and refitted snowmobiles, Arctic: Culture and Climate is designed to evoke the polar landscape in an “abstract” way.
The V&A Innovate programme focuses on “designerly learning” and has been adapted to meet the needs of teachers in the era of COVID-19.
The annual awards exhibition aims to highlight the diverse design reponses to world events, from self-sanitising door handles to Stormzy’s police vest.
An update of one of her best-known typefaces, Rail Alphabet 2 is a collaboration between Calvert, Henrik Kubel and design consultancy Spaceagency.