Apple fans at Macworld Expo in New York last week were greeted with the launch of the iBook, dubbed the ‘iMac to go’. The electronic notebook, created by Apple Design Group, headed by UK designer Jonathan Ive, has a translucent rubber coated casing, with a pull-out handle, latchless locking clip and yo-yo style power cord. It claims to be the fastest notebook on the market, with 32MB of operating RAM. It will retail at £1600 and will be available from September.
Applications are open for the Digital Collaboration Fund, which will seek to support international projects between creatives in the UK and other countries.
Controlled by an app, RGKit Play is a modular kit of Meccano-like motors that aim to take designers beyond “linear motion” for their content.
As the American election reaches its final stages, designers dissect both campaigns’ use of graphics, branding and digital strategy.
Some of this month’s most inspiring projects offer escapism, while others are a reaction to the everchanging political landscape we find ourselves in.