Holmes & Marchants International has made a number of senior appointments, from both within and outside the group. Gerry O’Dwyer is promoted from creative director to executive creative director, while Andrew Piper replaces O’Dwyer from his position as deputy creative director. Ian Kelly and Clare Poulson have joined as account directors, following moves from Tango Design and The Identica Partnership respectively.
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.
We speak to baton designer Laura Nyahuye about the work behind the project and how her Zimbabwean heritage influenced the design.