Where’s the Old Bill when you need ’em? Well, they’re all in bleedin’ America, aren’t they. Actually, it’s 1500 cardboard cut-outs of coppers, attached to stairlifts for the elderly, which are being sold Stateside. The stairlifts, designed by Pure Design for Acorn Stairlifts, have proved a huge hit in the US, where they are providing ‘a degree of reassurance to a customer base that demands sensitivity, safety and comfort’. Good God, do they know what our bobbies are really like? If the British police force is anything to go by, the stairlift will turn up about three days after you’ve called for it.
We take a look at the life and work of 20th century French designer Charlotte Perriand, whose modernist career is the subject of a blockbuster new Design Museum exhibition.
The former PRO14 Rugby league has rebranded as United Rugby Championship, with a new identity featuring lifestyle-inspired touches.
The new identity for work sharing platform Reveal plays with imagery associated with secret societies to showcase the brand’s more open approach.
The London thoroughfare is to be redesigned with two pedestrian-only piazzas this year in an attempt to rival New York’s Times Square.