Making a hot brew can be dangerous, but help is here. If you still make a pot of tea, the D-Pot could be for you. Young Female Inventor of the Year Damini Kumar has designed a non-drip teapot and put an end to what she claims is a ‘running joke among engineers’ that no-one has yet created the definitive product. But if you insist on juggling a coffee with a bag, newspaper and display folder on a moving train, the Cup Carrier may be more your cup of tea. As hot coffee is likely to do more damage than a lethal teapot drip, Clare Newton won British Female Inventor of the Year for her creative talent. Good work, girls.
Consultancy Interabang has designed the set of stamps, which feature 10 of the most famous toys created in Britain from the last 100 years, including Space Hopper and Spirograph.
The branding features a strong, typographic logo based on the designer’s initials, and a “clashing” colour palette of beige and pink.
Last week, we wrote about a new retrospective on graphic designer Nigel Waymouth, whose psychedelic work graced the album covers of Pink Floyd and Jimi Hendrix during the 1960s. Now,
Illustrator and designer Ben Tallon looks at how rising tuition fees are deterring budding creative students, and asks whether short courses could be just as valuable.