The project looks to enable wheelchair users to navigate modern buildings more easily, and was inspired by care home residents moving around their facility.
News, views and analysis on the latest product and industrial design stories, covering transport, tech products and homewares.
Sudō reflects on her career, sustainability and being inspired by “little everyday moments” ahead of an upcoming exhibition at Japan House in London.
From swimming tigers, to “more-than-human” forests, these projects from the likes of Matt Willey, Kate Moross, Superflux and Mucho are our favourites of the month.
Degree Inclusive is a collaboration between disabled designer Christina Mallon and product design studio Sour.
The organisation has announced a Design Age Directory and a community for designers and “ageing humans” to challenge negative stereotypes.
Designers have been enlisted to rethink essential items such as bread bags, coffee jars and toilet roll for the pop-up shop.
The portable device takes inspiration from indigenous practices at the borders of Venezuela and Colombia.
Flow X is the result of 10 years of research, design and development according to the studio, and takes aim at the outdated offering currently on the market.
The Tiger Tech Covid Plus monitor aims to provide an indication about the presence of the virus within three to five minutes.
Other projects from this year’s all-female line-up looked at our relationship to microbes in cities and Nigerian textiles.
The air purifier features new sensing technology to destroy potentially dangerous indoor pollutants, thereby ensuring a cleaner home environment.
Kinneir Dufort CEO Merle Hall talks inequality in industrial design, untapped business potential and the studio’s new female-centred department.
The designer has teamed up with statement jewellery company Tatty Devine to launch a collection inspired by her most recent works.
With the help of cutting-edge light science, designers are developing interventions that use UV light to sanitise both at home and in public.
The wellbeing range includes refillable sanitisation products and customisable face masks aimed at city dwellers and travellers.
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To mark Braun’s 100-year anniversary, the designer has redesigned the Wandanlage stereo system in a bid to bring the product in front of a new audience.
More than 50,000 battery cells from the micro-mobility company’s e-bike fleet will be reused to power Gomi’s new line of Bluetooth speakers.
Exploring the design process at Furhat Robotics, which aims to create human-like interactions between robots with the help of a full-time magician.
From virtual property presentation platforms to craftivism clothing kits, studios are using the current situation to explore new avenues.
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.