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.
As part of our series on design in 2019, Rosy Greenlees OBE, executive director of the Crafts Council, looks at what will happen in furniture design over the next 12
Etienne Bardelli has created the graphics for a Chevrolet Impala and Volkswagen camper van, which move around the vast country collecting local people’s experiences to be shared online.
As part of our series on design in 2019, Katie Cadwallader, senior designer at Supple Studio, looks at what will happen in packaging design over the next 12 months.
The three-day design festival’s campaign for this year has been designed by Village Green and focuses on an eclectic range of colourful shapes rather than the pencil icon best associated