Alessi launches its first range for children, Alessibambino, next week. The first products are tableware and include a plate, bowl, glass, spoon, knife and fork and coaster. Made from unbreakable glass, all the products have been created to ‘interact with [kids’] imagination’ and have ‘dialogue with light’, says an Alessi spokeswoman. Further launches, including lights and toys, are planned.
Games and augmented reality features for children sit alongside artificial intelligence features for parents, who can ask questions to find out about their child’s progress.
The winning entry of the product design competition will be awarded £3,000, while a further £2,000 will go to the university they study at.
We look at some of the most exciting product design stories from this year, including a reincarnated version of the Nokia 3310 handset, a touchscreen projector from Sony and a smart
The West Midlands city has been awarded £3 million, and will host a year-long series of events that will encompass art, design, theatre and more.