Surrey product design group Alloy has collaborated with the consumer products division of BT Home Communications on a series of next generation designs launching this month. The product designs include the Freestyle 100 Home Pack, consisting of three phones to connect up the house: a lounge phone with an extra large earpiece, a bedroom phone with a back-lit keypad and built-in torch, and a splash-proof set with rubber grips for the kitchen. The BT Voyager Digital Media Player (pictured) is a broadband device for playing digital radio and PC audio files.
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Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.