The industrial design team at Xyratex has created the R9000, a new RAID storage subsystem that’s ideal for designers who want to add large amounts of storage to an existing computer system. The in-house team tried to `make the product transparent to everyday working procedures’, according to designer John Haley. It is the first in a series of computer products based on the image of a tower. Xyratex was known as IBM Havant until a management buyout last year.
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
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