Tannoy has extended its range of SuperTweeters with two new products designed by Factory Design, the ST25 and ST50. The ST50 has an aluminium body, ‘peg & socket’ mounting and rubberised paint finish. Factory creative director Gavin Thomson says the consultancy worked closely with acoustic engineers to ensure surfaces were not detrimental to sound and volume. The consultancy developed the pebble shape because it is a strong geometric design with good acoustic quality and the shape conveys a smooth, touchable characteristic, he says. The ST50 is scheduled to launch in Europe later this month and is priced at £650 a pair.
Curated by Sea Design, the exhibition focuses on the geometric identity created by consultancy Roundel, which was used on British Rail’s freight trains in the 1980s and 1990s.
Rethinking Urban Mobility has been conducted by companies including Arup and the London Transport Museum, and looks at the impact of developments in transport such as self-driving cars on cities
Last week, we wrote about a series of long-lost Suffragette posters used to fight for women’s right to vote and work in the early 20th century. Now, we ask designers
The graphics of clubbing has been celebrated in a new book by designer Rick Banks. Now, designers reflect on their favourite nightclub identities from over the decades.