The Surface, a coffee table-mounted touchscreen PC for retail and leisure customers, has been launched today by Microsoft. The wireless-enabled computer, which runs Microsoft Vista and has a 30-inch display screen that can respond to multiple touches simultaneously, was conceived by Stevie Bathiche of Microsoft Hardware and Andy Wilson of Microsoft Research. It goes on sale in the US at the end of the year and is designed to ‘transform the way people shop, dine, entertain and live’.
As part of the tech giant’s drive to modernise in step with its Fluent Design principles, changes to Windows’ icons like calculator, email inbox and file explorer will soon be
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Witness, the charity that places importance on the use of video to highlight human rights issues, has been rebranded to “encourage collaboration and participation”.
Grant Associates has been given a new identity by design studio Supple, which looks to put people “in mind of nature”.