Eskimo Design’s first product range is a collection of sleek, stainless steel radiators, pitched by designers Phil Ward and Ed Dimmock as an alternative to both ‘unsightly’ mass-produced and ‘over-designed’ bespoke versions. Working components are hidden behind a ‘floating’ flat cover that can be coated in an unlimited number of finishes and colours, while an aluminium extrusion system maximises the heat output of the surface area. Ward says, ‘Up to now, the only choice available to consumers has been a radiator that looks nice or one that works well. Our designs combine beauty with functionality.’ The range will be on show at 100% Design next month. Prices start at £369. Further designs will be launched next year.
The V&A’s new permanent gallery, which tracks design from 1900 to now, aims to broaden the horizon with under-celebrated names and the help of Kim Kardashian’s selfies.
(Re)new supposedly requires 60% less packaging than the equivalent amount of water in bottled form, thanks to its five litre “bubble” concept.
Engineering Solutions: Air Pollution is informed by the company’s work in the sector, and is intended to complement existing science, design and technology curriculums.
The Royal Society of Arts has unveiled the winners of its 97th annual Student Design Awards, and these are the projects we think you should know about.