This is one for all the peaceful souls who took a job at the local Audi factory and weren’t told by their careers councillor they would have to endure to the sound of engines revving. Hothouse has designed an earplug dispenser which has been installed in the Ferrari, Nissan and, of course, Audi factories. It’s billed as ‘aesthetically stunning’, but we think that it’s more Nissan lines than Ferrari curves. The main benefit, other than keeping your hearing, of course? No wrappers, so no more factory floors rustling with empty cellophane capsules. Vorsprung durch technik indeed.
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
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