Magis has invited five international designers to reinvent traditional games to generate interest in outdoor pursuits in the age of the computer game. The games, which have been designed to be played by people of all ages, include Ross Lovegrove’s contemporary set of Lawn Bowls and Michael Young’s version of Hring Bol, the Icelandic answer to baseball. The games will be exhibited as a Collector’s Cabinet installation in the Design Museum’s Contemporary Design Gallery from 13 August to 27 October.
Children’s book illustration student Viola Wang has scooped this year’s top prize, beating over 80 other entrants.
As the production designer works on last-minute preparations for the Brits, we speak to her about creating sets for the likes of Coldplay and One Direction, mastering the skill of
New research has found that while 30,000 students graduated from design courses between 2012-2013 and 2015-2016, only a quarter ended up going into “highly skilled” design jobs.
We Launch has redesigned the branding to “change the stigma” associated with the sports, which have now been brought together under one organisation.