The Chill Wizzard is a battery-powered device which can cool down a canned drink in 30 seconds. Japanese company Hiraoka & Co briefed Design Innovation in Hong Kong to come up with a model aimed at the mass-market in the West for use either at home or out and about. Ice cubes are placed inside the can chiller and ‘the can is held in place inside the container by a small suction cap which rotates the can to maximise the heat exchange and allows the drink to cool very quickly’, explains Regina Ko, Design Innovation marketing consultant.
Designer Morag Myerscough, architect Alison Brooks and urban planner Mike Rawlinson have been given the award this year, while structural engineer Tristram Carfrae has been named as the master of
Research from the Office for National Statistics has shown that full-time graphic designers earn £25,900 annually, which is less than musicians, journalists and architects.
The Future Starts Here explores the advantages and perils of ever-advancing technology and product design, from artificial intelligence to 3D-printing and cryogenic freezing.
BrandOpus has created the identity and packaging for Scrubd, which aims to reflect changing attitudes towards male grooming.