‘Following the British Design & Art Direction’s SuperHumanism conference earlier this year, Design Week has decided to take a lead in provoking positive response to the initiative from the design community. We’ve asked a handful of design groups to come up with visual and written ideas of devices or services that might improve people’s lives. Responses ranged from humorous to environmental and sustainable design solutions. Research by Natalie Adams
Pentagram’s Marina Willer, who led the design of the exhibition, says that Kubrick was a visionary “who foresaw what design would be like in the future”.
According to D&AD’s 2019 Insight Report, the designers that stand out are those who use humour in the face of adversity, prioritise mental health and recognise technology as a tool,
Designs by Paq incorporate bright sundial-inspired type contrasted with bold photography to show the “spirit and fun” of the monthly event.
Cult instrument the Electronium was designed by Motown’s Raymond Scott 60 years ago but was never realised, until now