Sanyo is launching a new range of microwave ovens designed by Andy Davey at London consultancy TKO. The range of six models incorporates `a distinctive new product personality’, says Davey. It features a key-pad control versions sporting a membrane panel giving both physical and audible response, `especially welcome for partially sighted users’, says Davey. All the doors have child-proof locks. The exterior aims to break the mould of flat white boxes through a series of arcs and curves, including an arc across the door and a wave along the base, echoed in the display window.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
Design studio Start has created Folio, an online platform where the university’s 20,000 art and design students can upload their own work, and like and share other people’s.
Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv has redesigned the tennis tournament’s logo, drawing inspiration from its existing flaming ball symbol.
Else creative director and partner Dave Dunlop traveled to Austin Texas to find out how designers are increasingly embracing socially responsible tech solutions, which have “inclusion and empowerment” at their