Eero Kankainen, a Royal College of Art MA graduate in vehicle design, has won the first Pininfarina Award. The award, inaugurated by the Royal Society of Arts’ Faculty of Royal Designers for Industry, recognises excellence in the work of young designers. The subject of the 2003 award is automotive design.
Applications are open for the Digital Collaboration Fund, which will seek to support international projects between creatives in the UK and other countries.
Controlled by an app, RGKit Play is a modular kit of Meccano-like motors that aim to take designers beyond “linear motion” for their content.
As the American election reaches its final stages, designers dissect both campaigns’ use of graphics, branding and digital strategy.
Some of this month’s most inspiring projects offer escapism, while others are a reaction to the everchanging political landscape we find ourselves in.