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.
As Bauhaus celebrates its centenary, we look at how its endurance can be explained by some simple yet powerful principles.
Plaything, created by Will Anderson and Niall Tessier-Lavigne, will let gamers take on the role of both “designer and player” by creating their own characters.
As part of our series looking at alternative jobs in design studios, we speak to Sam Pollen, head of digital writing at Reed Words, about how he got to where
New Pentagram partner Yuri Suzuki gives us an insight into his highly experimental work ahead of a talk he will give at Design Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa, later