Royal College of Art student Marta Lago Arenas last week scooped the coveted D&AD Student of the Year award for a stackable set of cutlery (above), which can be carried as a single item. The range was designed in response to a D&AD Nesta Product Design & Innovation award brief to create tableware that can be used across different cultures and cooking. Blackpool & The Fylde College student David Threlfall also won for his images of rural scenery (right), imposed on suburban architecture and landmarks. It was the first time in the award’s 26-year history that two students have been selected to receive the accolade.
Designed with Made Thought studio, the future-facing look for the image sharing platform seeks to embrace “humanity” and resist tech clichés.
The Creative Industries Fund will provide “a package of targeted support” for UK-registered micro and small businesses with innovative ideas.
Co-founders Rebecca Thomson and Rachita Saraogi discuss how their design-led workshops can build girls’ confidence and prompt industry change.
Finished just in time for museums to reopen to the public on 17 May, the project uses the “local details” of the poet’s work to form the visitor experience.