British start-up company Voller Energy launches its portable fuel cell, the VE100, in January next year, with product design by Therefore. Billed as the world’s first hand portable fuel cell system, the VE100 is a generator and battery recharger. The product is likely to launch to a specialist audience, including the military, says Therefore managing director Graham Brett, although a broader consumer roll-out is planned. The pyramid-shaped product features a handle designed to swivel 180 degrees to reveal plugs and sockets, which are protected from the elements when the handle is up.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s blockbuster science fiction film, Glazier Design has created a set of eight stamps that contain secret messages for fans.
Young designers should be taught to think critically rather than waste time learning how to time-manage and compile spreadsheets, says Miranda Bolter, design director at Superunion.
Kempinski, which was founded in Berlin in 1897, is Europe’s oldest five-star hotel group, and has been given a new visual identity by Paris-based studio Work in Progress.
Founded in 1907, the Scouts was set up as an organisation to help young people develop life skills and now, it has a UK membership of 450,000 children and 115,000