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.
The games company’s Labo kit features flat-pack cardboard sheets that can be transformed into pianos, motorbikes and fishing rods when combined with the Nintendo Switch console.
An online survey of over 1,200 illustrators has found that the majority think they would struggle financially if illustration was their only source of income.
The Guardian redesigned in print and online, we spoke to Pentagram partner Michael Bierut and research found young people want creative jobs – the news from the last seven days.
The museum is set to open in September, and will include permanent galleries showcasing historical and current Scottish design and a temporary exhibition on the cultural impact of ocean liners.