Nick Paterson’s polypropylene and aluminium creation The Better Umbrella won the £5000 first prize in the Muji Design Awards. Joint-second prize winners were Karl Ridier Kristiansen for the Kampolite folding table, and Sosuke Nakaboo for Legs for a stool, a vacuum-formed ‘pack’ with aluminium legs that becomes an easy-to-assemble stool. Both were awarded £2000. See the pull-out in this issue for details of all the projects.
Sam Jacob Studio has been commissioned to design the exhibition spaces and interiors of the new Cartoon Museum, and will work with graphic design studio Fraser Muggeridge to create a
Kin Design has created interactive installations for the Eden Project’s new permanent show Invisible Worlds, which delves into the fascinating stories of miniscule micro-organisms, and the impact humans have made
Research shows that over half of designers have been to university, compared to a third of the UK workforce on a whole. We chat to Hilary Chittenden, senior foundation manager
The design consultancy has rebranded the alcohol subscription service, which sends its members a surprise bottle of gin plus other goodies every month.