Gilbert and George are living up to their lively reputation as “performance artists”, even when on disk. The duo asked MetaDesign to create a CD-ROM for them on the fundamentals of life, which the consultancy proudly presented to a Type Circle meeting in Leeds last week. So moving did some of the 400-strong audience find the movements on the CD-ROM that they were themselves moved to leave the room. A response Gilbert and George may be more familiar with than MetaDesign.
From Colonel Sanders to Coco the Monkey, mascots can be some of the most resonant parts of brands. But how do you create a good one and keep it current?
Having won an award for services to design education, we chat to the designer about why craft isn’t as important as we might think, and why recycling is a con.
Design Partners has unveiled a wearable heart monitor vest, which aims to provide a more comfortable experience and deliver more accurate data.
The opening of the exhibition coincides with the upcoming COP26 climate conference, and interrogates how design can tackle the critical problem of waste.