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 print designs for Eduardo Paolozzi’s multi-coloured mosaic tiles, which were almost destroyed in 2015, are to be auctioned this week in his hometown, Edinburgh.
A patent filed by the Google-owned autonomous vehicle company shows how sensors in its cars could be used to detect a collision with a pedestrian or cyclist, and soften the
Spanning everything from graphics to transport design, the 10th iteration of the annual awards and exhibition includes a search and rescue drone that assists refugees and the national place branding
The latest in his series on assumptions, business adviser John Scarrott considers potential pitfalls and how designers can sell their services more successfully.