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.
The games company’s Labo kit features flat-pack cardboard sheets that can be transformed into pianos, motorbikes and fishing rods when combined with the Nintendo Switch console.
An online survey of over 1,200 illustrators has found that the majority think they would struggle financially if illustration was their only source of income.
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The museum is set to open in September, and will include permanent galleries showcasing historical and current Scottish design and a temporary exhibition on the cultural impact of ocean liners.