Danish electronics manufacturer Bang & Olufsen next month sidesteps ‘traditional box-shaped units of yesteryear’ with the launch of its futuristic, oval BeoCenter 2 music system, designed by Bang & Olufsen chief designer David Lewis. The system, which offers radio, CD, DVD and MP3 playback, features wing-shaped, polished aluminium doors that close after programming to conceal the CD or DVD. The intensity of the BeoCenter 2’s display is programmed to adjust to its environment, avoiding ‘completely illuminating a dark living room’.
North’s redesigned identity for the UK’s largest civil liberty group is an attempt to undo its association with “Westminster elitism”.
Just months ago, the people now hailed as “Key Workers” were labelled “unskilled” – now, Manchester-based designer Oldham wants us to remember their value long after the pandemic ends.
Design Week wants to know how you’ve been affected by the coronavirus pandemic and whether you’ve been able to interact with the government’s financial support packages.
As COVID-19 changes the events landscape, with delays to events as big as the Olympics, designers discuss how brands like Tokyo 2020 can adapt – and possibly even thrive.