A ring that leaves an impression in the skin, by Jule Jenckel, is one of the projects on show at Charming Disaster, a one-night-only exhibition of experimental product design. Organised by the Royal College of Art, the event, on 11 May, will feature installations, film and live performances by students of the Design Products department.
Benjamin Brush has been conceived by tech start-up BleepBleeps, and sees a colourful, ergonomic design inspired by children’s toys.
The eight briefs ask entrants to find design solutions for social, environmental and economic problems, including wellbeing in the workplace and pollution caused by non-sustainable packaging waste.
Pentagram’s Marina Willer has released a personal documentary about her Jewish father’s escape from Nazi rule during World War Two. We speak to the graphic designer about her first feature
The Independent Review of the Creative Industries has been conducted by Sir Peter Bazalgette, and looks to encourage the Government to invest more funding and training into the sector.