Celia Gates has won the Platinum Consumer Product of the Year Award at this year’s British Inventors Show for her saucepan design. The product has an ergonomically designed handle, making it a lot easier to use. The first set of saucepans will go into production next year under the brand Handle Cookware. Gates (pictured) studied at Loughborough University and obtained a degree in Industrial Design & Technology.
Speaking at this year’s D&AD Festival in London, the graphic designer talks about the weird and wonderful world of Wes, brutal 8am starts and why her job felt like “playing
Creative director Jenny Theolin has launched a new platform that will name studios which treat their junior employees well based on “positive” reviews, rather than a “black-list” that shames companies.
The 30 shortlisted designs for this year’s Loewe Craft Prize will go on display at the museum this May, and the overall winner will be awarded €50,000.
The shortlist of 200 illustrators has been whittled down from over 3,000 entries, and will go on display at Somerset House in June.