A report in the Financial Times revealed that Cambridge design group Plextek, which created the console for defunct gaming company Gizmondo, lost the equivalent of 20 per cent of its annual turnover, when the company went into liquidation last month. The consultancy, which took a 20 per cent stake in Gizmondo in lieu of some of its fees, claims it was not paid for work relating to a second generation version of the console.
Pentagram’s Marina Willer, who led the design of the exhibition, says that Kubrick was a visionary “who foresaw what design would be like in the future”.
According to D&AD’s 2019 Insight Report, the designers that stand out are those who use humour in the face of adversity, prioritise mental health and recognise technology as a tool,
Designs by Paq incorporate bright sundial-inspired type contrasted with bold photography to show the “spirit and fun” of the monthly event.
Cult instrument the Electronium was designed by Motown’s Raymond Scott 60 years ago but was never realised, until now