Reformed international shoplifters, the Retail Environment Conference, gave a few tips on how retail design can prevent shoplifting. One told of a caper which led to the liberation of three leather coats, each worth 1000, from a store in Munich. Not all would fit in the thief’s baggage, so one is still sitting in a locker at Munich airport.
From Colonel Sanders to Coco the Monkey, mascots can be some of the most resonant parts of brands. But how do you create a good one and keep it current?
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.