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.
Production company Noah Media Group is behind the opening titles, animations and on-screen graphics for this year’s World Cup – we speak to art director Kim Teddy about how traditional
London-based consultancy LoveGunn has created a series of type-based posters inspired by 20th century Russian Futurism and Constructivism for this year’s World Cup.
The WC2018 predictor lives as a website and Instagram feed, displaying a number up to 100 for each country that indicates how well it’s likely to perform in the tournament.
Glasgow-based studio Tangent has created the campaign imagery for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival.