Matt Marsh has been seconded from Ideo Product Development to the Design Council for nine months to look at how the council relates to its partners and constituents. As Ideo’s former head of user observation in San Francisco and now part of the European marketing team, he will help Design Council director of design and innovation Clive Grinyer to develop ‘tools’ to help organisations get a better grasp of design. The council is ‘refunding’ Marsh’s salary, says Design Council chief executive Andrew Summers. Summers adds that this could be the first of several secondments.
The games company’s Labo kit features flat-pack cardboard sheets that can be transformed into pianos, motorbikes and fishing rods when combined with the Nintendo Switch console.
An online survey of over 1,200 illustrators has found that the majority think they would struggle financially if illustration was their only source of income.
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The museum is set to open in September, and will include permanent galleries showcasing historical and current Scottish design and a temporary exhibition on the cultural impact of ocean liners.