Is the design industry magic chair doing the rounds? After a spate of births at Landor, a highly fertile piece of furniture is being blamed for the recent growth in birth rates at Event Communications. Following a particularly barren stretch, no fewer than seven bouncing babies have been born to employees – all of whom sit on or around an ‘interactive’ chair – in just over a year. According to Mum number one Kate Bailey, the seat ‘has given staff a new depth of understanding of the emotional and physical potential of interactives’.
The search is on to find an innovative obstacle avoidance sensor which could be included in a mechanical clockwork rover concept design, which NASA hopes will explore the planet’s surface
Design studio Reggie has created new branding for Oxsight, a technology company that creates glasses which aims to help those with sight loss.
Design education, much like the wider industry, is lacking in diversity – here, Design Week speaks with some of the women who are working to change this through collective action.
Clwb Ifor Bach has been open since the 80s and now has a new identity, including logotype, typeface and design system for posters and flyers.