This week the Royal Mail began trialing a new postbox, heralding the first major design change in its 160-year history, prompting us to look at how it has developed.
News, views and analysis on the latest product and industrial design stories, covering transport, tech products and homewares.
Visit an interactive installation inspired by the Windrush Generation at Somerset House, head to Stockholm for a design festival and more this month.
The annual design fair and exhibition, which takes place during London Design Festival, is moving from King’s Cross to South Bank this year, and has announced a host of exhibitors
We speak to Stacey Hunter, curator at Made in Glasgow, which is showcasing and selling the work of independent designers from the city, including risograph prints, scarves, home products and
The tech giant is soon to release its adaptive controller, a gaming handset for those with limited mobility, and has also considered how to make it easy for people to
The National Disability Arts Collection and Archive (NDACA) was first thought up in the 1980s to celebrate the work of creative people with disabilities, and now spans
Coding novices and experts, along with avid Hogwarts fans, can now create their own wands and cast spells in a new kit from Kano combining physical and digital to teach
The mobile-only bank has designed two debit cards that are portrait-orientated and hide customer details on the back, in a bid to improve security and be used more intuitively.
Hunt has set up a new initiative which will see 60 objects from the V&A’s collections travel to regional museums in the Midlands and North of England, in a bid
A Bath-based graphic designer has reinterpreted the classic NHS logo and turned it into a positive badge that is being sold to raise money for charity.
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Design studio Layer has designed a connected vest, pod and app which work together to track distance, acceleration, heart rate and more, to help amateurs and professionals improve their game.
Lab100 is a test medical clinic and research laboratory that is using artificial intelligence to analyse patients’ information and give them a thorough run-down of their future health prospects –
A new £4 million initiative will see four design concepts created that aim to help patients with long-term conditions including cancer and mental health issues, as well as improve GP
A full rundown revealing all the winners from last night across every design category, plus our Best of Show, Rising Star and Hall of Fame inductees.
This week is national Refugee Week, a seven-day series of art, film, music and theatre events celebrating the contributions of refugees to the UK. We mark the
Spending too much time scrolling has been found to have negative effects on mental and physical health, with social media use shown to increase anxiety and depression in young people.
AKQA has acquired Barber & Osgerby-owned Universal Design Studio and Map, in a move that will see all three teams work on projects collectively, bringing together architecture, product design and
Recently, Susanne Malim, founder at branded clothing supplier Jermyn Street Design, stumbled across uniform designs that her team had created 30 years ago for the likes of Pepsi and Honda.
A three-month celebration of Northern culture, art and design is set to hit Newcastle and Gateshead this month – we round-up the events that you will want to get down
This month you can see the work of 3,000 budding creatives at New Designers, visit the first ever Birmingham Design Festival and read about some of the most influential women
Toxic emissions, caused by traffic and factories, are linked to 40,000 deaths a year in the UK. Makerversity, a co-working and making space for creatives, set about challenging designers to