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.
Kin Design has created interactive installations for the Eden Project’s new permanent show Invisible Worlds, which delves into the fascinating stories of miniscule micro-organisms, and the impact humans have made
Research shows that over half of designers have been to university, compared to a third of the UK workforce on a whole. We chat to Hilary Chittenden, senior foundation manager
The design consultancy has rebranded the alcohol subscription service, which sends its members a surprise bottle of gin plus other goodies every month.
Hunt has set up a new initiative which will see 60 objects from the V&A’s collections travel to regional museums in the Midlands and North of England, in a bid