Running the bath, boiling an egg and a host of other domestic tasks are aided in Japan by the use of timers. Japanese housewares manufacturer LEC has introduced a new range into this crowded market, designed by TKO. The consultancy was briefed to improve the image and quality of the product and appeal to a younger audience. The new coloured range is intended to be easier to grip and has rubber buttons.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.