The Ikepod Watch Company, a Switzerland-based joint venture between designer Marc Newson and entrepreneur Oliver Ike, is launching its first collection named Seaslug. Created by Newson, who designed the interiors for the restaurant Coast (DW 9 June), the Seaslug is a diving watch which took 18 months of ‘ceaseless changes’ to prototype, according to Ikepod. It will be distributed through The Watch Gallery in London on 0171-636 5200.
New research suggests that while businesses value the importance of design, they are less willing to involve creatives at board level. Looking at the benefits of creative decision-making, Mat
The Leeds-based restaurant has been given a new visual identity by Dutchscot, which plays on the theme of “togetherness” by combining traditional motifs from Yorkshire and Japan.
This week is national Refugee Week, a seven-day series of art, film, music and theatre events celebrating the contributions of refugees to the UK. We mark the
The publisher’s annual awards saw 2,100 design students submit book cover interpretations for Animal Farm, A Brief History of Time and Noughts & Crosses — a judging panel has whittled