In the interests of equality, we’re showing you the male and female iterations of Easytiger’s Freshers’ Week promotional campaign for up and, er, coming fashion retailer Republic. These tasteful posters – replete with snappy one liners like ‘naked… it’s the new black’ and ‘great mugs’ – were meant to encourage students to smarten up their dress sense in order to be ‘successful’ at college. Tut-tut. Whatever happened to six pints of snakebite-and-black and the promise of a cheese toastie?
Having won an award for services to design education, we chat to the designer about why craft isn’t as important as we might think, and why recycling is a con.
Design Partners has unveiled a wearable heart monitor vest, which aims to provide a more comfortable experience and deliver more accurate data.
The opening of the exhibition coincides with the upcoming COP26 climate conference, and interrogates how design can tackle the critical problem of waste.
We speak to baton designer Laura Nyahuye about the work behind the project and how her Zimbabwean heritage influenced the design.