Craig Bainton, a final-year transport and product design BA student at Coventry University, has designed a powered wheelchair which balances on a sphere to allow for good manoeuvrability. Banton says, ‘I embarked on this project as I have a sister with disabilities and I’ve always found the type of wheelchair she uses to be very inadequate. Wheelchair design has not really changed much since Victorian times.’
The Guardian Media Group’s Sunday paper, The Observer, has launched a biannual, print design magazine, which looks to bridge the gap between consumer and specialist publications.
Online art shop RoomFifty has worked with studio Intoart, commissioning four disabled creatives to design prints that are being sold for £20 each.
Protests against climate change and ecological destruction are currently taking place across the world – we speak to graphic designer, Clive Russell, about how the eco group has used creativity
Samsung says its Space Monitor has been designed to address the customer desire for more deskspace by offering an elegant solution, which allows the product to blend into its environment.