Know your audience is a long-held design tenet and four postgraduate designers at Royal College of Art have been truffling around with their latest target market – pigs. According to the press release, pigs are among the most intelligent animals on the planet and keeping them in confined spaces leads to boredom and frustration. Sound familiar to anyone in the artworking studio? The students have created two toys for the pigs and hope to raise ‘squeals of delight down on the farm’. How, we wonder, will an egg-shaped rubber ball full of ‘roughage’ ease porcine frustration? Answers on a postcard.
Design experts met at Clerkenwell Design Week to look at the nuances of diversity and inclusion, how to embrace them and why they make business sense.
A four-day week can lead to afternoon epiphanies and an improved life-work balance, though there are complexities for designers considering the transition.
An inclusive photography feature from Google scooped one of the top prizes at this year’s celebration.
Bold colours and a new typeface replace the previous branding’s more traditional, muted style.