Glasgow furniture design group One Foot Taller has taken the £15 000 top prize at the first Peugeot Design Awards for its Chasm Chair. The consultancy also won a £1000 category prize at the awards, presented last week at London’s Oxo Tower Wharf. Prize money worth a total of £25 000 was shared among other category winners, including London furniture group El Ultimo Grito with its Mind The Gap coffee table and magazine rack.
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From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.