Alloy Total Product Design has designed a kettle for the Design Business Association Design Challenge 2001, which challenges five groups to take five different everyday activities and products and redesign them for a wider society. Alloy’s concept, Kettle-Sense addresses key concerns from a wide range of kettle users, such as safety, filling, water quality, weight and lack of choice. Imagination, BDG McColl, Marketplace and Sieberthead will also compete for the award, which will be presented at London’s Royal College of Art on 6 December.
The galleries in Great Missenden explore the life of the children’s author, who lived in the village – an inspiration for many stories – for 36 years.
The Nottinghamshire forest best known for its association with make-believe rogue and hero Robin Hood has had a revamp, with a new visitor centre, branding and wayfinding centred around environment
The Wild lets users design spaces and share their vision “in real time”, which the company claims can help bridge the gap between ideas and reality
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.