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).
In-house design experts say designers need to be braver when releasing products into the world, but maintain that ROI dialogue should not stifle creativity.
The moustachioed mascot for Pringles UK has been given his first makeover in 20 years in a redesign from Jones Knowles Ritchie.
The 59th edition of the design and advertising body’s annual has an editorial slant, and has been designed by Studio Dumbar.
From the magic world of mushrooms, to design heavyweights and more, these are the design books we think you should read this autumn and winter.