Winning projects from this year’s graduates include a prosthetic “third thumb” and a manual wheelchair with an upper-body controlled steering system.
This month, you can read a new book on design and emotional wellbeing, attend a conference on issues in the creative industries such as Brexit and education, and visit the V&A’s new Exhibition Road Quarter.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a week-long festival to celebrate the opening of the V&A’s new design quarter, to a more “human” look for smart home brand Hive, we round up the design news from the last seven days.
The new section of London’s Victoria and Albert Museum has taken six years to complete, and looks to integrate passers-by and encourage a wider demographic to engage in art and design.
This month, we wrote about a new book that looks to teach designers about starting off as business-owners. Now, we ask studio founders to offer their wisdom to other budding entrepreneurs.
We’re giving you an extra week to get your consultancy figures over and enter the Design Week Top 100, which is a ranking of the UK’s most successful design businesses.
The London-based consultancy has created a new corporate identity based around the idea of messenger apps’ ellipses devices.
The annual tradeshow – which forms part of London Design Festival – will see a guest country pavilion from the US, and a craft pavilion hosting Britain-based designers and makers.
The new exhibition looks at the Dutch designer’s research into the endless possibilities of colour, and aims to open visitors’ eyes to the world around them.
The late Mark Wickens, who co-founded WTS – which later became Brandhouse – is remembered by his colleague Bron Westrip as a generous and industrious designer who was equally at home working on creative and strategic design solutions.
Research organisation OrganiCity’s open call programme looks to match designers with other businesses and members of the public to help cities function better.