The in-house design team of Apple Computer – headed by Briton Jonathan Ive – is hoping to emulate the widespread design awards success of the iMac with its new Power Mac G4 Cube. Measuring just 20cm square, the new model crams G4 computing power into a minimalist package. Unique stereo speakers developed for Apple by Harmon/ Kardon have been created for the G4 Cube, which will also benefit from a new mouse and keyboard combination. Apple is the first computer company to offer an optical mouse – with no moving parts – as standard equipment with all its models. The company’s new range includes a twin processor G4, and a new selection of colours for the popular iMac.
As Bauhaus celebrates its centenary, we look at how its endurance can be explained by some simple yet powerful principles.
Plaything, created by Will Anderson and Niall Tessier-Lavigne, will let gamers take on the role of both “designer and player” by creating their own characters.
As part of our series looking at alternative jobs in design studios, we speak to Sam Pollen, head of digital writing at Reed Words, about how he got to where
New Pentagram partner Yuri Suzuki gives us an insight into his highly experimental work ahead of a talk he will give at Design Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa, later