The charging point, designed by PA Consulting and the Royal College of Art, hopes to be “as recognisable as the red post box or black cab”.
Design Week’s biggest political stories from 2021
From IR35 to the climate crisis and ongoing pandemic, it was another intensely political year for the design industry – here are 2021’s most-read political stories.
Changes to the tax legislation for freelancers and employers will come into effect from 6 April 2021 so designers and design businesses will need to be ready.
The opening of the exhibition coincides with the upcoming COP26 climate conference, and interrogates how design can tackle the critical problem of waste.
New regulation offers brand, product and retail designers a chance to innovate, argues Landor & Fitch industrial design lead Jack Holloway.
Now that an exit deal has been agreed by both sides, we take a look at its impact for the design industry, from copyright to movement of workers.
A new exhibition at the Cartoon Museum reveals the history of 1980s graphic novel V for Vendetta and how its signature design endures today.
The project has been worked on via the studio’s philanthropic arm, the JKR Foundation, and aims to showcase the charity as “the leader it is”.
The identity has been developed by Studio Blackburn and is informed by the city’s continued work towards encouraging digital transformation across communities and businesses.
Following the Duke of Edinburgh’s passing, we look back at his contribution to design including the long-running designers prize that bears his name.
The Department for Transport’s Office of Zero Emission Vehicles says the designs could have potential to become “a piece of iconic British street furniture”.
The Design Museum has named the installation which allowed children from neighbouring countries to play with one another the Beazley Design of the Year.
Proposals include a temporary visitor attraction at Marble Arch, play-oriented public realm interventions, a zero carbon push and wildlife habitats.
Plan set out to engage designers with key climate change issues as part of two day festival, which looks to forge better links between designers and leaders in sustainability.
We speak with Evan Townsend, the designer of Antarctica’s first ever flag, about being inspired by Pride, symbolising a community and aiming for emoji adoption.
Launching in collaboration with the International Paralympic Committee, the global campaign has been crafted by Harry Pearce.
From local councils, to community organisations and whole countries, we look at past and present examples of flag redesign to explore the unique challenges of the practice.