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.
The Design Museum has announced the finalists of its annual Design Ventura scheme, which gets teenagers aged 13-16 across the UK to pitch ideas for new products, one of which
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The app has installed new features including a free walking map of the capital as part of a collaboration with Transport for London.