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.
Weird World Cup is a project that sees 20 illustrators create humorous artworks, which will be sold online to raise money for education charity Football Beyond Borders.
The British Dyslexia Association has put out guidelines that aim to encourage designers, businesses and teachers to consider those who struggle with reading and writing when making typeface, colour, spacing
Print your own tote bag, delve into film graphics and learn about the future of plastics at this year’s East London design festival, taking place 22-24 May.