From virtual property presentation platforms to craftivism clothing kits, studios are using the current situation to explore new avenues.
News, views and analysis on the latest product and industrial design stories, covering transport, tech products and homewares.
Online shopping, office closures and Brexit have all impacted cardboard supplies. Material innovation and smarter packaging design could provide a solution.
The bottle is made by Danish company Paboco and features an extra strong paper shell, 100 per cent recycled plastic enclosure and liner inside.
Innovate UK is looking for “bold and ambitious” projects that tackle the sustainability challenges related to plastic packaging.
As alternative protein sources become more prevalent, we explore how design can help shape the journey from production to branding.
The multifunctional public interventions will look to replace the Square Mile’s outdated blue Police Boxes with 21st Century digital hubs.
Ten immersive start-ups have been highlighted as part of a government digital scheme, spanning VR training to virtual collaboration solutions.
The start of a new year brought us an identity for a Covid-adapted restaurant, calligraphic coffee branding and a new series of lockdown posters.
It will be another month spent at home but you can still take in everything from utopian community building to overcoming creative barriers and more.
This year winning work will be given a bigger platform than ever before, we are assembling our biggest ever judging panel and categories have been tweaked for maximum relevance.
The light art festival is committing more than £50,000 to fund six new designs ahead of its November 2021 event in Durham, UK.
As part of our series looking at in-house design teams, we talk to Facebook director of product design Austin Chang about cross-family design, moving beyond apps and taking on 1,000
The Design Museum has named the installation which allowed children from neighbouring countries to play with one another the Beazley Design of the Year.
After years of struggling to find glasses that fit, the brains behind Reframd are using tech to design frames to fit the “face landmarks” of Black people.
Tech giants from around the world gathered for this year’s virtual festival, but what are the main takeaways?
The projects were part of a worldwide open call by London Design Biennale organisers, and cover everything from music, to sex education and disaster relief.
As part of our series of design in 2021, Matter design director Lottie King looks at what will happen in product design in the next 12 months.
The temperature-sensitive Mimica Touch label is rolling out across juice bottles and has its sights on the meat (and medical) markets.
This year saw designers make up the difference in medical supply shortages, colour match with real life, and help people party in their own homes.
Custom typefaces and flat logos, furlough and anything to help keep kids entertained – these were the news stories you read the most this year.
As part of our series looking at in-house design teams, we talk to the heads of design about the “labour of love” that is Polaroid.
Less But Better has been curated and designed by London-based Systems Studio and aims to introduce the German designer’s work to “new audiences”.
Products and services for older people are designed to be functional and not much else – these designers want to create joyful experiences instead.
A new design from start-up company ButterflyCup needs no separate lid and simply biodegrades naturally if disposed of improperly.