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.
New research suggests that while businesses value the importance of design, they are less willing to involve creatives at board level. Looking at the benefits of creative decision-making, Mat
The Leeds-based restaurant has been given a new visual identity by Dutchscot, which plays on the theme of “togetherness” by combining traditional motifs from Yorkshire and Japan.
This week is national Refugee Week, a seven-day series of art, film, music and theatre events celebrating the contributions of refugees to the UK. We mark the
The publisher’s annual awards saw 2,100 design students submit book cover interpretations for Animal Farm, A Brief History of Time and Noughts & Crosses — a judging panel has whittled