Products and services for older people are designed to be functional and not much else – these designers want to create joyful experiences instead.
News, views and analysis on the latest product and industrial design stories, covering transport, tech products and homewares.
A new design from start-up company ButterflyCup needs no separate lid and simply biodegrades naturally if disposed of improperly.
Another month spent in lockdown had some designers yearning for nightclubs and events gone by, while others are revisiting old projects or pushing new boundaries.
Oluwaseyi Sosanya, founder of Gravity Sketch, tells Design Week virtual 3D sketching is a “gateway to new abilities”, so long as the industry can overcome a “cultural hurdle”.
The interactive Eco Design Guide hub collects sustainable design tools and guides from around the world, with the aim of helping make plastic usage more sustainable.
A new book written by Alan Powers examines the work of Paul and Marjorie Abbatt and their philosophy of educational toys.
Sleevenote and its accompanying music library app aim to draw attention to album artwork in an age of digital music consumption.
Norwegian studio Neue has revealed the minimalist designs of its six-year development process, which feature UV details and a “panorama” of scenic images.
The projects have been revealed as part of the line-up for the 2020 Global Grad Show, which showcases student and academic responses to social issues.
As part of our series exploring countries’ design cultures, we look at how Mexican designers are fusing heritage craft with modern design.
Ahead of the release of his memoir, the 94-year old designer talks to Design Week about his life, the pieces he’s creating to this day and just what goes into
Controlled by an app, RGKit Play is a modular kit of Meccano-like motors that aim to take designers beyond “linear motion” for their content.
Some of this month’s most inspiring projects offer escapism, while others are a reaction to the everchanging political landscape we find ourselves in.
Having recently opened the doors of his new Plus X innovation space, the former Design Council chief design officer talks to Design Week about confidence, regional development and why he
Well-established fashion houses are turning their attention to digital clothing – we talk to the founders of three platforms to find out how digital design is paving the way.
Lumi is designed to help people learn the piano and individual songs through light-up key technology and a corresponding app.
The Greater Good Fresh Brewing Co. has been rebranded with an “extremely bold, but relatively simple” new look.
Ventizolve contains naloxone, which can help those suffering from an opioid overdose with their breathing in under a minute.
The former chief of design at Apple has teamed up with the property rental service to create “the next generation of Airbnb products and services”.
The annual awards exhibition aims to highlight the diverse design reponses to world events, from self-sanitising door handles to Stormzy’s police vest.
The institute’s prototype hopes to provide greater privacy and usability for women with sight loss finding out their results.
As part of our series looking at in-house design teams, we talk to the heads of art and design about harnessing the creativity of illustrators, graphic designers and product designers.
The driverless vehicles will come in four different models, which can transport freight around various locations, from factory facilities to motorways.
The leaders of creative teams at Channel 4, Pentland Brands and Specsavers discuss the realities of working in-house, from budgets and talent, to stigma and internal relations.