The Central Ergonomic Cooker took first prize in a competition for design students at the University of Central England. The brief for second-year students was to rethink the design concept of gas cookers using the findings of a survey on consumers’ needs now and in the future. Mark Teucher, Peter Anderson, Ayse Mustafa and Rajesh Grewal created the winning cooker, which `fully anticipates the changes in market trends highlighted by the survey’, according to a spokesman for Parkinson Cowan, the gas cooker manufacturer which held the competition.
From a playful zine, to a “tribal” title sequence and “tongue-in-cheek” wine brand, these are the design projects that caught our eye in July.
London studio Among Equals has crafted the campaign, which takes inspiration from 1940s propaganda and reframes Churchillian language.
In-house design experts question the utility of portfolios when applying for jobs, instead preferring a more narrative approach with case studies where possible.
We’re rounded up the best things to see and do this month, from disability-friendly museum visits to navigating the post-grad years of design.