From 26 January for three months, Inflate will be taking over central London department store Selfridges’ lower ground floor gift department with a temporary home environment housing its own products. Our House will feature several items exclusively to Selfridges for the period, including a PVC birdhouse with a spiked roof (pictured). Other work includes Memo Seat, Ball Seat and the Snoozy Bed. Inflate has also designed an off-the-shelf inflatable walling system which will enable customers to order products in-store.
The three-day festival will explore the “positive impact” design can have in society.
David Coombs, head of strategic services at Cheil UK, says if we want people to embrace smart tech, we need to stop aiming for the future.
The engineering company has announced that the vehicle, previously expected to be on roads by 2020, is not “commercially viable”.
Owain Davies, lead product owner at NHS, attributes growth to accessibility, cohesion — and users not spending as long on the website.