While your idea of a really perfect night might not involve TV hypnotist Paul McKenna, the celebrity is hoping differently. Last week saw the launch of Perfect Night, a hypnosis machine designed to induce sleep by playing messages from McKenna along with mood music. Those who succumb will be woken the next morning by McKenna’s voice. Design group Opius developed the product for manufacturer Rio in eight weeks.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.