Gone are the days when joggers could be spotted pounding the streets clutching a chunky personal stereo in their sweaty palms. The Micro FM radio is less than 50mm long and weighs in at a mere 25 grams complete with headphones and battery. British-born designer Stuart Harvey Lee at New York consultancy Able Design was commissioned by One World Enterprises in Hong Kong to create the miniature piece. The Micro FM is currently going into US shops.
This year’s week-long celebration of design will see installations by Kellenberger-White, Studio Frith and Waugh Thistleton Architects, plus a refined, “playful” visual identity by Pentagram’s Domenic Lippa.
Weird World Cup is a project that sees 20 illustrators create humorous artworks, which will be sold online to raise money for education charity Football Beyond Borders.
The British Dyslexia Association has put out guidelines that aim to encourage designers, businesses and teachers to consider those who struggle with reading and writing when making typeface, colour, spacing
Print your own tote bag, delve into film graphics and learn about the future of plastics at this year’s East London design festival, taking place 22-24 May.