This little piggy went to market, and came away with a 1000 prize for its designer. Mike Simpson, a graduate from Manchester Metropolitan University, designed the pink leather vacuum cleaner which proved a hit at the second and final week of the New Designers exhibition at London’s Business Design Centre. Other design graduates winning awards include: Simon Wilkinson from Plymouth College of Art & Design; Daniel Farrell and Tina Kypriades from Manchester Metropolitan University; Staffordshire University’s Rebecca Donaldson; Brunel University’s Mike White; Craig Paterson and Nanette Newton from Brighton University; and Tim Ingle, Nicholas Giatsos and Nigel Scorer from the University of Teesside. De Montfort University’s Sarah Deutsch, Fiona Ridgewell, James Hinton, June Dobbs and Nina Gabbard won an award for their design management work. Linsday Eloxam from the University of Central England won the 15 000 Hamilton Downing Product for the Office prize for her adaptable sculptural lighting concepts.
Visit an interactive installation inspired by the Windrush Generation at Somerset House, head to Stockholm for a design festival and more this month.
The founder at creative networking platform and jobs site The Dots talks about why art and design skills should not be reserved for the middle class, and
Design studio Lippincott was commissioned to create a new visual identity for the toy store chain, which was fully completed – just before the company filed for bankruptcy earlier this
The annual design fair and exhibition, which takes place during London Design Festival, is moving from King’s Cross to South Bank this year, and has announced a host of exhibitors