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’.
For years those living with dyslexia have faced the stigma attached to their condition, but research from Cambridge University suggests the learning disorder can make creative-led professions like design more
The database aims to be the world’s biggest resource of climate crisis posters.
Much of the work at this year’s event is underpinned by sustainability, with designs from the likes of Mexico, the UAE and Scandinavia all being featured for their eco-friendly credentials.
MarinaTex, an organic and biodegradable alternative to traditional plastic, was developed by University of Sussex student Lucy Hughes.