A bed that turns into a desk, an ergonomic redesign of the NHS crutch, a self-pouring and stopping system for beer taps and a travel washing machine are a few of the designs on show at the Royal College of Art’s forthcoming student exhibition, The Show 2001. The exhibition will showcase the work of up-and-coming talent across categories such as product design, industrial design, computer-related design, communication art and design and ceramics and glass, to name a few. The creative reworking of familiar objects is one of the key objectives of the show, according to the RCA. The show runs from 29 June to 8 July at the RCA in west London.
The official organisation for Girl Guides in the UK has overhauled its range of activities, including new skills such as coding, human rights and inventing, and has commissioned studio Red
Sam Jacob Studio has been commissioned to design the exhibition spaces and interiors of the new Cartoon Museum, and will work with graphic design studio Fraser Muggeridge to create a
Kin Design has created interactive installations for the Eden Project’s new permanent show Invisible Worlds, which delves into the fascinating stories of miniscule micro-organisms, and the impact humans have made
Research shows that over half of designers have been to university, compared to a third of the UK workforce on a whole. We chat to Hilary Chittenden, senior foundation manager