The lowly magazine rack has been reinvented by Priestman Goode in the shape of the Centre-Fold wall hooks (pictured) and floor stands, which can carry up to 25 magazines. Designed for the consultancy’s own manufacturer Plant, the Centre-Fold hangs magazines, keeping them ‘pristine and flat, with the least amount of fuss, and can also be used to mark a page, like a bookmark’, says a Plant spokesman. It is intended for reception areas and waiting rooms and is available from the Conran Shop.
The BlackBerry Motion has ditched the brand’s signature keyboard and has a 14cm-wide touchscreen, with an Apple-style home button at the bottom.
Supple Studio has designed the copywriting company’s new branding, which incorporates quote marks in a mixture of classic and contemporary typefaces.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
A new fundraising book features contributions from Manchester creatives including Peter Saville and Malcolm Garrett, which have been inspired by Tony Walsh’s poem This is the Place.