Frazer Designers has deliberately made this heart monitor, for start-up client Cardionetics, look like a Sony Disc-man to give it consumer appeal and technological authority. Frazer principal consultant Jonathan Knight says the group has also gone to great lengths to make it comfortable, since the device is strapped to the body, often for periods of 24 hours or more. The heart monitor will launch next month and is aimed principally at GPs.
The professional finance body has been given a new look by Smith & Milton, which includes a flat, line-drawn coat of arms, san-serif typeface and updated colour palette.
The museum and cultural hubin Shenzhen has announced it will open to the public in December, and will include a permanent gallery space curated by the V&A.
The 12th edition of the annual design festival takes place this coming March, and will see the likes of Gail Bichler and Chris Ware speak.
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.