The funding is in partnership with UKRI, and will award up to £150,000 to projects which “trial ways to implement refill infrastructure”.
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Plastic barriers and caution tape are not permanent solutions for a world post-coronavirus, here’s how designers envisage a future where social distancing is here to stay.
The tool will also help creatives adapt to new ways of working following the COVID-19 crisis, according to the colour company.
The Nike Flight ball is the result of an eight-year investigation from the Nike Equipment Innovation Lab, and the final of 68 iterations.
The product designer found wild success with ride-on children’s suitcases and is now delving deeper into his career – and its challenges – in a new book.
In a bid to reduce the environmental impact of our diets, without missing out on essential protein, BeoBia has designed an at-home mealworm farm.
The Royal Society of Arts has unveiled the winners of its 96th annual Student Design Awards – here are the projects that caught our eye.
The coronavirus crisis-induced lockdown has revealed the distinct lack of public toilet facilities for women. Could urinals be a solution?
As airlines lose millions and the EasyJet generation remains on lockdown, designers reveal why COVID-19 could be a “watershed” moment for aviation.
Some 129 Pencils have been awarded in this first stage, across the competition’s Impact, Side Hustle, Next and Craft categories.
We’re excited to announce the full shortlist for our awards below. Stay tuned later in the month for our winners showcase, which will be revealed here on the site as
Alternative Thinkers looks to provide a space for designers to find investors, collaborators and opportunities for projects with a social focus.
With an industry increasingly preoccupied with multi-function and smart watches, we explore Marloe Watch Company’s hand-wound approach with head designer Gordon Fraser.
Responding to a surge in domestic violence cases brought on by lockdown, technology company IBM has proposed five design principles aimed at combating tech-facilitated coercive control.
From pub-scented candles, to Polaroid chemistry and a weekly cartoon strip inspired by the bubonic plague, this is what designers got up to last month.
Zipline has collaborated with a health network in North Carolina to deliver much-needed medical supplies to American health centres affected by the pandemic.
PriestmanGoode has reworked a train seat so that it can hold bikes in place, thereby creating distance on trains and lessening pressure on public transport.
“If you told me 60 days ago that I’d be on video calls eight hours straight from home, I’d have been like, there’s no way,” Mark Spates says of the
James Dyson has revealed information about electric vehicle project, which was scrapped last year, which was an SUV model with a “hologram” dashboard.
US-based Sum Studio is looking to address the “supply chain bottleneck” caused by the pandemic with the nature-inspired “Xylinum” transparent mask.
Bike company VanMoof was supposed to unveil its new models live, but COVID-19 made that impossible. Instead design studio Resn created a virtual launch.
We take a look at the design concepts that seek to purify our domestic (and office) spaces, with a new urgency post-coronavirus.
New “queue management” designs from Philips look to Android technology to implement two-metre social distancing regulations in retail settings.
Bluebell InTouch is an extension of the company’s baby monitoring kit, which hopes to provide a “revolution in social care”.