A waterless loo, an armadillo-inspired shoe and a new cab for London are among the winning designs in this year’s Royal Society of Arts’ RSA Student Design Awards. Other winners include Paul Richardson’s Energy Flower, which collects and stores solar and wind energy to be converted into electrical power. This year’s judges included Mary Quant, Sebastian Conran and Kenneth Grange. The on-line exhibition can be seen from 21 May at www.rsa-design.net.
The Guardian Media Group’s Sunday paper, The Observer, has launched a biannual, print design magazine, which looks to bridge the gap between consumer and specialist publications.
Online art shop RoomFifty has worked with studio Intoart, commissioning four disabled creatives to design prints that are being sold for £20 each.
Protests against climate change and ecological destruction are currently taking place across the world – we speak to graphic designer, Clive Russell, about how the eco group has used creativity
Samsung says its Space Monitor has been designed to address the customer desire for more deskspace by offering an elegant solution, which allows the product to blend into its environment.