Former FutureBrand managing director Elizabeth Finn (pictured) has joined Dragon Brands as director of packaging. Finn resigned from FutureBrand for personal reasons two years ago (DW 1 July 2004). She has been working on a consultancy basis in the interim.
Having won an award for services to design education, we chat to the designer about why craft isn’t as important as we might think, and why recycling is a con.
Design Partners has unveiled a wearable heart monitor vest, which aims to provide a more comfortable experience and deliver more accurate data.
The opening of the exhibition coincides with the upcoming COP26 climate conference, and interrogates how design can tackle the critical problem of waste.
We speak to baton designer Laura Nyahuye about the work behind the project and how her Zimbabwean heritage influenced the design.