Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have come up with a new concept for a form of contraception, which would see users wear hormone-infused jewellery.
News, views and analysis on the latest product and industrial design stories, covering transport, tech products and homewares.
As part of our series looking at jobs in design studios, we speak to Nikki Stuart, production manager at Here Design, about creating everything from pop-up restaurants to tote bags,
The three-day design conference returned to Ireland this month with a host of graphic designers, illustrators, animators and makers taking to its stages to talk about their work and offer
As the technology company moves away from hardware and towards subscriptions, we pick out some of its most interesting new products and services for 2019.
The company’s new collation of research puts forward the case on how technology, such as wearable devices and touchscreens, can be used to ease loneliness and depression in over 50s.
The online streaming service will work on a range of screens, from TVs to tablets, and will let players switch from watching games on YouTube to playing them instantly.
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To coincide with Disabled Access Day 2019, Ikea has launched its ThisAbles range of add-on products that aim to make daily life easier for disabled people, including bumpers for bookshelves,
As part of our series looking at up-and-coming creatives, we speak to Daniela Paredes, who tells us about how she co-created the Gravity Sketch virtual reality design tool, what travelling
Tobacco manufacturers claim a loss of access to the EU’s picture library could encourage illicit trade, while anti-smoking campaigners say adopting Australia’s imagery instead will still be “effective in reducing
Design consultancy Tangerine has created a three-part monitoring device, which alerts parents through vibrations and flashing lights on a wearable wristband if there are any concerns about their baby’s behaviour.
The museum’s new Brand Memories initiative is a form of reminiscence therapy, and involves using replicas of 20th century everyday items to trigger recollections from people’s pasts.
Twelve designs have been selected to share the prize of £761,400 for global competition, The NextGen Cup Challenge, with concepts including cup liners, new materials and reusable cup service models.
The new collection, which has seen African designers collaborate with Ikea designers, is set for a global roll-out in May.
Copyright might sound like fancy lawyers and big business, but its impact is real for studios of all sizes, says Eric Schrijver. The designer and author shares his best advice
A gift set for the Tate, an interactive sandpit at the Southbank Centre and a print campaign lambasting uncomfortable underwear are some of our favourite projects this month.
Artists and architects have worked together to create installations and structures for the show at the Whitechapel Gallery, looking at issues including restricted living space and the treatment of animals.
A Kickstarter campaign has been launched to fund a new board game, which aims to educate young people and make them feel “more comfortable” talking about menstrual cycles.
South African annual design conference Design Indaba is just around the corner and we’ve picked out some of the most exciting talks to look out for.
New Pentagram partner Yuri Suzuki gives us an insight into his highly experimental work ahead of a talk he will give at Design Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa, later
As we celebrate 100 years of Bauhaus, we ask designers how the school, its teachings and approaches have influenced their design style or career.
Spare Parts features a range of installations and exhibits that look at how we approach body part regeneration and organ transplantation, alongside the ethical issues around the subject.
The updated edition of a book published by Taschen features over 250 new images, with additions including photos of women of the Bauhaus and product design projects.