TV motoring show Top Gear kept to a strictly motoring theme for the launch of its new website last week. Not only was the event celebrated by go-kart racing against presenter Jeremy Clarkson, but the prizes were straight from a boy racer’s dream. First prize was two tickets to the British Grand Prix, and second a magnum of top-notch champagne. So why was the final skewed by dramatic attempts by the racers to finish third? The truth, it seems, was that everybody really wanted to win the third prize: a pristine new set of fluffy dice.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.
Starling Crossing is a prototype road design that would see crossings light up as people approach a road and disappear when nobody needs them.
As the retailer marks its 30th birthday in the UK, we visit its immersive house party in London and speak to interior design leader Clotilde Passalacqua.
The BlackBerry Motion has ditched the brand’s signature keyboard and has a 14cm-wide touchscreen, with an Apple-style home button at the bottom.