An Audi petrol cap and a stainless steel roll bar have been turned into non-automotive ‘conversation pieces’ such as lights and a coffee table respectively by Jam for the car manufacturer. Prototypes of the products, which are scheduled for completion in the New Year, will be on show in several Audi showrooms later next year. The work casts a different perspective on car components, which usually go unremarked as part of a complete car, says Audi consumer events manager Nick Broomhall. The work may go into full-scale production but nothing is planned as yet, Broomhall adds.
The print designs for Eduardo Paolozzi’s multi-coloured mosaic tiles, which were almost destroyed in 2015, are to be auctioned this week in his hometown, Edinburgh.
A patent filed by the Google-owned autonomous vehicle company shows how sensors in its cars could be used to detect a collision with a pedestrian or cyclist, and soften the
Spanning everything from graphics to transport design, the 10th iteration of the annual awards and exhibition includes a search and rescue drone that assists refugees and the national place branding
The latest in his series on assumptions, business adviser John Scarrott considers potential pitfalls and how designers can sell their services more successfully.