Renfrew Associates’ design for the Turbo Compact 350 hover mower has been voted best new gardening product by the Garden Industry Manufacturers Association. The Flymo has been granted a 1995 Horners Award for the Leicester consultancy. ‘The Turbo Compact 350 has become the leading UK lawnmower,’ says a spokeswoman for Renfrew Associates. The award will be given in October.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.