Black & Decker has launched a new Dustbuster, created by the household appliance manufacturer’s in-house product design team over the past 11 months. The redeveloped mini-vacuum cleaner includes improved ergonomics, plus on-board tool storage for a crevice tool and soft brush. Black & Decker lead industrial designer Mark Stratford says: ‘The tool moulding enables it to clip off to allow for Ni-cad [battery] removal, but also for the consumer to use as a tool storage area. The charging bases also allow a tool caddy to nest within the base for storage of additional cleaning tools.’
The poverty-fighting charity has a new identity, as does its annual televised fundraiser Red Nose Day, in a bid to create a distinction between the organisation and the event.
We take at look at the design and representation of female characters in video games and ask if they are falling behind the real world in terms of gender equality.
South African annual design conference Design Indaba is just around the corner and we’ve picked out some of the most exciting talks to look out for.
LW Theatres has a new overarching brand, as well as unique sub-brands for the group’s six main London playhouses, which all have a typographic style influenced by the architecture of