Alessi has introduced a new range of contemporary, opaque metallic finishes in three contrasting colours: frosted blue, cool metal and pale matt gold for a selection of household items such as kettles, jugs and assorted containers. According to Alessi, the new reflective surfaces will enable consumers to create mix-and-match combinations of different finishes on products throughout the home, ranging from kitchen utensils to household furniture. Designers involved in the project include Joanna Lyle and Michael Graves.
The £1.4 million New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize has announced its second round of winners, which includes five, recyclable or biodegradable packaging materials.
Specimen designs have been unveiled for a major infrastructural viaduct project on the Government’s high speed rail network.
Sweden-based studio Snask has created the identity for Axfood’s #Mat2030 campaign, which features a series of fresh food items arranged into different words.
Last week, publisher Oxford University Press Education was given a new look by Baxter and Bailey. Now, designers share some of their favourite examples of educational design.