Vitra is to launch what it claims is the first office chair to offer physical support beyond the lumbar zone. It says this ergonomic concept is a response to the demands of computer-dominated workplaces. Designed by Mario and Claudio Bellini, the HeadLine chair is an evolution of the Vitra’s Ypsilon model, released in 2000, also designed by the father and son team.
Games and augmented reality features for children sit alongside artificial intelligence features for parents, who can ask questions to find out about their child’s progress.
The winning entry of the product design competition will be awarded £3,000, while a further £2,000 will go to the university they study at.
We look at some of the most exciting product design stories from this year, including a reincarnated version of the Nokia 3310 handset, a touchscreen projector from Sony and a smart
The West Midlands city has been awarded £3 million, and will host a year-long series of events that will encompass art, design, theatre and more.