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.
Studio Blackburn has created a new look for the renewable energy company which seeks to set it apart from its sea of competitors.
The kit is the third design unveiled by the team for the 2020/21 season, and features the Coventry UK City of Culture branding developed by Uncommon on the front.
As part of our series exploring countries’ design cultures, we look at how the Caribbean nation is finding its own aesthetic and searching for community.
Another month spent in lockdown had some designers yearning for nightclubs and events gone by, while others are revisiting old projects or pushing new boundaries.