Objects ranging from an inflatable office that comes out of a bucket to a set of tea-coloured mugs are among 12 finalists for the Oxo Peugeot Design Awards 2003. Shortlisted from over 350 entries, objects were judged in five categories – applied metal design, ceramic/glass/ polymers, furniture, lighting and textiles. Lighting finalists include Dominic Wilcox and Steve Mosley’s Dip Lamp (pictured). Identical when it comes off the production line, the flexible lamp’s final shape is variable by folding it from its upright position. Winners will be announced on 3 September.
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
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