Philips Design has created the award trophy for the 2002 World Technology Awards, held in New York earlier this week. Designed by chief creative director Stefano Marzano, the award is circular with an external steel ring, a transparent Perspex ring and aluminium base. Using different materials and shapes for the trophy represent the essence of the awards, which brings together innovators from different technologies and focus on the value that can be achieved by bringing diverse areas together, says Marzano. The awards honour individuals and companies from across 20 fields of technology that are considered to be the most innovative in their field and are judged by a panel of 450 scientists, financiers, academics and policy makers.
WPP has merged together five of its design consultancies under the name Superunion, ditching individual brands in a bid to “create more opportunities” for clients and employees.
The £1.4 million New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize has announced its second round of winners, which includes five, recyclable or biodegradable packaging materials.
Specimen designs have been unveiled for a major infrastructural viaduct project on the Government’s high speed rail network.
Sweden-based studio Snask has created the identity for Axfood’s #Mat2030 campaign, which features a series of fresh food items arranged into different words.