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Kitchen appliance manufacturer Dualit has made its first move into audio products with the launch of a Seymourpowell-designed DAB radio. The design draws on the consultancy’s earlier work for the Dualit Lite toaster products and utilises the Dualit style

Studio Output has art directed and designed the promotional materials for Ministry of Sound’s Saturday Sessions club nights (pictured left), which kick off next month.

The Sandy and Florence low-cost, digital cordless telephones are launched this spring by Suncorp Telecommunications, designed by former Nokia senior designer Tej Chauhan and his partner and brother Sach. The ‘honest’ design seeks to avoid ‘mimicking old-school mobile phone size and design language,’ says Chauhan.

Indesit’s UK white goods brand Hotpoint is this week launching a range of products, all designed by Italian product design consultancy Makio Hasuike & Co. Pictured is the steel oven from the Experience Ice range.

Sea has designed a website for furniture manufacturer Staverton, at www.staverton.co.uk, featuring 3D, rotating product images and an animation showing how its desks convert into a bench and back again.

The Department of Trade and Industry has published a guide to promote the British electronics industry called Electronic Systems Design in the UK (pictured right). Designed by Sage Associates, the book uses a ‘modern’ illustration style to reflect the technological nature of the electronics industry.

The BBC in-house design team, Red Bee Media and visual effects studio The Hive have collaborated to create a series of animated idents for the BBC Two website, promoting the launch of its broadband programme download service.

An exhibition called If You Could Do Anything Tomorrow, What Would it Be? launches at Hedspace in Brighton on 22 April. It showcases the work of 21 illustrators, including Scott Garrett (pictured). A box set of the collection will also be available.

Kitchen appliance manufacturer Dualit has made its first move into audio products with the launch of a Seymourpowell-designed DAB radio. The design draws on the consultancy’s earlier work for the Dualit Lite toaster products and utilises the Dualit style of die-cast aluminium.

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