Hodges & Drake’s Sonic bike range has received a design distinction award from the New York-based ID magazine’s 41st annual design review. The Leicester consultancy’s bike design aimed to combine low cost with aestheticism – making it competitive with imports from the Far East. Hodges & Drake used a black plastic mould to cover the steel frame . The ID review gave Seymour Powell an honourable mention for its Vantage gardening tool.
The visual system created by SomeOne is based on movement patterns of birds gliding on thermal columns, which allow them to travel long distances with ease.
As part of our series on design in 2019, Rosy Greenlees OBE, executive director of the Crafts Council, looks at what will happen in furniture design over the next 12
Etienne Bardelli has created the graphics for a Chevrolet Impala and Volkswagen camper van, which move around the vast country collecting local people’s experiences to be shared online.
As part of our series on design in 2019, Katie Cadwallader, senior designer at Supple Studio, looks at what will happen in packaging design over the next 12 months.