We talk to Ethan Imboden, head of venture design at frog and founder of designer sex toy company Jimmyjane, about designing for people, why creativity needs to be demystified and the challenges of creating a vibrator.
We talk to brothers Luke Powell and Jody Hudson-Powell as they prepare to join Pentagram London as partners.
As Tokyo Digital and branding specialist Smiling Wolf merge to form Tokyo Wolf, consultancy director Aaron Bimpson tells us why – and how – two design companies can be brought together as one.
Map has created a single piece of cutlery for Fortnum & Mason that combines the functions of a fork, knife and spoon into one item.
The Royal College of Art is heralding its appointment of Oron Catts and Dr Ionat Zurr as visiting faculty at its School of Design, saying they will continue the critical design work pioneered at the RCA by the soon-to-depart Anthony Dunne and Fiona Raby.
Australia-based Catts and Zurr work in the fields of regenerative and synthetic biology – their work includes projects to “grow” meat and leather products and investigations into genetic manipulation.
But where does the science stop and the design begin? How can Catts and Zurr bring their practice to the design studios of the RCA? And how will they build on the legacy of Dunne and Raby? We spoke to them to find out.
The former Brussels Stock Exchange is being turned into a Belgian Beer Palace attraction, an ambitious interactive experience showcasing 1500 beers.
The new Home department at the retailer’s London Oxford Street store will let people create their own room designs and choose from 100,000 sofa combinations in one interactive.
New concepts ditch the existing “grid” system for one based on the “natural flow” and “free movement of people”.
The management consultancy and tech group, which bought Fjord in 2013, has invested £130 million in design in the past two years.
“Scope creep” – or letting projects get out of hand, can swiftly create and uncontrollable and damaging situation in consultancies. In this White Paper from software company Deltek you can learn how to: • Spot the signs of scope creep; • Tackle the problems at their root; and • Put the right processes in place […]
Virgile+Partners is redesigning Harvey Nichols store-by-store in a bid to restore “witty and fun brand values” against a backdrop of customer service rather than “digital for digital’s sake”.
Last week, the Converse All Star shoe underwent a redesign. We ask designers which iconic product or brand they would play with if they had the chance.