The Future Starts Here explores the advantages and perils of ever-advancing technology and product design, from artificial intelligence to 3D-printing and cryogenic freezing.
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The Autumn Budget and its effect on designers, a peep into retailers’ Christmas windows and the Design Museum’s new show – the news from the last seven days.
7-Inches for Planned Parenthood has released a compilation vinyl boxset featuring original work from the likes of designer Shepard Fairey and musician Björk to raise money for the charity.
Pip is a portable gaming console that aims to make coding “fun” through teaching people how to create, customise and play retro games.
An app to identify fonts in photos, AIGA’s print magazine and the James Dyson Award winner – the news from the last seven days.
We head to the Tokyo motor show to learn about Mazda’s design philosophy, built around “elegance” and “simplicity” and to find out why Mazda is sticking with the internal combustion
The Worth Partnership Project is calling for applicants to a new fund that will see collaboration between technology and textile, fashion, furniture and jewellery design.
A team of four undergraduates from Canada have been given £30,000 to make their product a reality, while two runners-up have also been awarded £5,000 each.
An RCA graduate has started a social enterprise in Middlesbrough to teach young people, offenders and people recovering from addiction crafts skills that aim to help them get a job.
Children’s suitcase brand Trunki lost a law case last year after it was found rival brand Kiddee had not infringed its copyright. Now, Trunki founder Rob Law offers advice to
Dutch Design Week, working overtime and illustrated ambulances on the streets of Sheffield – the news from the last seven days.
We celebrated the life of Jon Daniel and a new report found designers “work for free on Fridays” – the news from the last seven days.
The Crafts Council project is in its third year, and will see hands-on workshops take place country-wide on 3D-printing, drawing, coding, embroidery and robotics.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.
Starling Crossing is a prototype road design that would see crossings light up at busy times and disappear when nobody needs them.
As the retailer marks its 30th birthday in the UK, we visit its immersive house party in London and speak to interior design leader Clotilde Passalacqua.
The BlackBerry Motion has ditched the brand’s signature keyboard and has a 14cm-wide touchscreen, with an Apple-style home button at the bottom.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
Atlas has created the branding for the new fashion label, which will also be contributed to by other industrial and product designers.
The tech company launched the camera aimed at “professional creators” in 2015, and two years later has decided to pull it from the shelves.
The first ever Offf London saw talks from an array of design studios, artists and illustrators – we round-up some of their best advice.
A book on North Korean design, UKIP’s new logo and an exploration of National Theatre’s print posters – the news from the last seven days.
The Science Museum’s latest exhibition is running as part of a year-long celebration of Indian science and culture, which aims to transcend the “tourist-style view” of the country.
The tech company has also revealed a new stylus pen, wireless headphones and hands-free camera device, all of which incorporate its AI system Google Assistant.