Sony has unveiled what it claims is the world’s first organic light-emitting-diode television, the XEL-1. The OLED television is based on electroluminescent organic materials, with a structure that enables ‘unprecedented’ levels of thinness and lightweight design. The technology has been more than ten years in development. Sony claims the product has ‘limited environmental impact’ and is planning to expand the OLED market over the coming years. Launching at the beginning of December in Japan, the XEL-1 will be positioned alongside Sony’s Bravia range.
The awards look at how design can contribute to a business’ success, and this year’s winning projects include those for Carlsberg, Raspberry Pi and Budweiser.
As T magazine unveils its new look under the editorial direction of novelist Hanya Yanagihara, we speak to creative director Patrick Li about the design’s greater “sense of urgency”, and
A new book from Thames & Hudson compiles over 60 examples of environmental graphics and murals from across the world. We speak to author and designer Sean Adams about the
Organised by file sharing service Loop.gl, London Loop will see work by designers and other creatives displayed in public spaces all over the city.