Japanese designer and manufacturer Takara Belmont is introducing an automatic hair washing machine, designed in-house. Aqua Vibro mixes ‘retro 1950s styling with 21st century technology’, says a spokeswoman. Aqua Vibro has computer-controlled nozzles with five water pressure settings. It will be available in the UK from September.
The branding features a strong, typographic logo based on the designer’s initials, and a “clashing” colour palette of beige and pink.
Last week, we wrote about a new retrospective on graphic designer Nigel Waymouth, whose psychedelic work graced the album covers of Pink Floyd and Jimi Hendrix during the 1960s. Now,
Illustrator and designer Ben Tallon looks at how rising tuition fees are deterring budding creative students, and asks whether short courses could be just as valuable.
The organisation’s ongoing Design in the Public Sector programme will focus on addressing lifestyle issues such as smoking through prevention methods as part of a 16-week course.