Product design group Smallfry has produced what it claims is a ‘new concept in torches’ for Marks & Spencer. The Pro-Beam was developed to create a ‘sleek new shape’ in torch design and, says Smallfry managing director Steve May Russell, it is almost totally resistant to corrosion and breakage. Smallfry, which was approached by M&S a year ago, charged a one-off, undisclosed fee for the commission.
The new permanent displays are part of a year-long, Department for Transport led initiative to get more young people to study engineering.
This month, an exhibition opened showcasing 20 years of Penguin Essentials. Now, designers tell us about their favourite editions of books with illustrated covers.
Pentagram partner Michael Bierut has had a 40-year-career, which spans the ubiquitous Hillary Clinton US presidential campaign logo, Mastercard’s first rebrand in 20 years and the wayfinding for the New
Queens of Industry runs until 2019 at Leeds Industrial Museum, and tells the stories of working women who acted as industrial ambassadors for Britain throughout the 20th century.