Ian Carnduff and Hamid Van Koten are the two creative minds behind The VK&C Partnership. They are product designers who met at Glasgow School of Art, collaborating in their third year when they won a work placement with Italian furniture manufacturer Cassina. VK&C is a multidisciplinary consultancy, having recently completed landscape jobs in Scotland, a mobile ticket office for the Edinburgh festival and various furniture designs. Quentin, its pulp paper lamp, won best consumer product in the 1999 Design Week Awards, best use for paper in the Scottish Design Awards and was a finalist in the 1999 Blueprint awards. It is made of recycled paper mill waste and the group will present a new version of it at the Glasgow Collection. Also for the Glasgow Collection, it is presenting Sineseat, a prototype outdoor seat using Plaswood recycled plastic, which aims to be ecologically-sound and inexpensive.
London-based studio Red&White has given the global company a new identity in time for its 50th birthday, to increase awareness of its range of tech services, from cyber-security to digital
Drew, who is director of policy and place at FutureGov, previously worked as a civil servant for 12 years, helping Government departments streamline policy-making through design and digital.
A light-up smart keyboard, vagina-themed illustrations and a new exhibition celebrating 30 years of the Design Museum are some of our favourite projects from the last two months.
A full run-down of all last night’s winners category by category, plus best-of-show and our new Rising Star and Hall of Fame inductees