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 part of our series looking at up-and-coming creatives, we speak with freelance illustrator Kristyna Baczynski about how her Ukrainian heritage inspired her to make a graphic novel, why she
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Illustrators and designers including Quentin Blake, Frith Kerr and Antony Gormley have interpreted the number 30 for the museum’s birthday.