This speaker, created by B&W Loudspeaker’s in-house team with input from freelance designer Alison Risby, is one of 200 products selected in the first round of the Government’s Millennium Products initiative. The initiative was launched last September to showcase UK design in the last five years. The winners will be announced by Prime Minister Tony Blair tonight. All selected products can carry the Millennium Products marque, and will be displayed in the Greenwich Dome and at national and international exhibitions. There will be three more announcements before the end of 1999, bringing the total number of products selected to 2000. The Design Council is now examining entries for the next round of the initiative. The entry deadline is 31 July, with the winners due to be announced in September.
Inspired by lockdown’s empty streets, the French designer has reimagined the central London location as a nature-enriched place to meet and rest.
Dua Lipa, Harry Styles and Taylor Swift have all used the streaming service’s Canvas feature to create looping visuals for their music.
The Proactive Care range will feature face masks, hand sanitisers and wipes and aims to reassure consumers amid the anxiety of the pandemic.
The interactive Eco Design Guide hub collects sustainable design tools and guides from around the world, with the aim of helping make plastic usage more sustainable.