Twenty-year-old Romanian design student Mihai Panaitescu has won the Peugeot Design Competition with his Flux design, a compact, urban environment vehicle that uses a non-polluting fuel cell engine. Flux will be built as a full-scale model, in the form of a concept car to be exhibited at the next Frankfurt Motor Show, and will feature in a future Xbox 360 computer game. Panaitescu has also received a cheque for €6000 (£4040).
The studio’s work for the Australian brand includes a recyclable packaging solution, with “a little bit of theatre built in”.
The Design Council will work with the Mayor’s office to seek out and develop “innovation teams” to help the city bounce back from Covid.
Special Projects has designed the Moving Buttons concept, which could allow 50 people to use a screen every hour without touching the same spot.
Shift Agency will allow past and present students of the Shift education programme to work on client briefs and add to their portfolio.