Gameboy is growing up this spring. In an attempt to appeal to more style-conscious consumers who value design ‘as highly as technological sophistication’, the company is launching a sleek, flip-top version of the handheld computer console, available across Europe in three premium metallic finishes – silver, black and blue – from 28 March. The Gameboy Advance SP, designed by Satoru Okada and Ken’ichi Sugino of Nintendo’s research and engineering division, is ‘a truly pocket-sized gadget’, the company claims, with ‘svelte’ dimensions. Its battery can be charged like a mobile phone.
The search is on to find an innovative obstacle avoidance sensor which could be included in a mechanical clockwork rover concept design, which NASA hopes will explore the planet’s surface
Design studio Reggie has created new branding for Oxsight, a technology company that creates glasses which aims to help those with sight loss.
Design education, much like the wider industry, is lacking in diversity – here, Design Week speaks with some of the women who are working to change this through collective action.
Clwb Ifor Bach has been open since the 80s and now has a new identity, including logotype, typeface and design system for posters and flyers.