Simmers of Edinburgh is launching an oat snack called Oat Bakes, with packaging design by Edinburgh consultancy Tayburn. Oat Bakes is an extension of the family of Nairn’s products that includes the Oat Cake and Oat Biscuit ranges. Nairn’s Oat Bakes will initially be available in Holland & Barrett and independent UK health food stores.
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.