It is one of life’s great truisms that things are not always as they seem – take Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman’s idyllic marriage or Jeffrey Archer’s honest as the day is long faÃ§ade. Anyhow, we came across some stunning pictures in the Design Week product archive and we thought it would be a wheeze to put your skills of memory, recognition and, failing all else, imagination to the test. The object pictured above won Gold Prize at an international design competition, but what the hell is it? And what about the curiosity pictured below? Suggestions on a holiday postcard, please.
According to D&AD’s 2019 Insight Report, the designers that stand out are those who use humour in the face of adversity, prioritise mental health and recognise technology as a tool,
Designs by Paq incorporate bright sundial-inspired type contrasted with bold photography to show the “spirit and fun” of the monthly event.
Cult instrument the Electronium was designed by Motown’s Raymond Scott 60 years ago but was never realised, until now
Fake news, doctoring photographs, and the themes of perception and reality are all reflected in the title sequence of a new Channel 4 drama.