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Samsung’s design team has created a rubberised handset called Solid, which will be launched as a joint venture between Samsung Mobile and O2. Described as Sam sung’s ‘first ultra durable handset’, then phone will survive ‘water splashes and the occasional knock or drop’. The Bluetooth-enabled phone houses a flashlight, camera and FM radio, and is aimed to appeal to tradesmen, sports players and outdoor hobbyists.

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Design Week Awards 2019 judges revealed…

Experts on branding (Jack Renwick), social design (Sophie Thomas), exhibition design (Lucienne Roberts) are joined by Ustwo design director Helen Fuchs, The Guardian’s digital director Ben Longden and many more.