The week-long annual awards for creativity has announced its design awards, with top prizes going to sustainable projects.
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We take a look at the life and work of 20th century French designer Charlotte Perriand, whose modernist career is the subject of a blockbuster new Design Museum exhibition.
(Re)new supposedly requires 60% less packaging than the equivalent amount of water in bottled form, thanks to its five litre “bubble” concept.
Engineering Solutions: Air Pollution is informed by the company’s work in the sector, and is intended to complement existing science, design and technology curriculums.
The Royal Society of Arts has unveiled the winners of its 97th annual Student Design Awards, and these are the projects we think you should know about.
We’re excited to announce the full Awards shortlist below. Stay tuned later in the month for our Winners Showcase, which will be revealed on the site as part of a
The IKEA-style solution aims to make the fit-out process easier and cheaper, while also getting designers back into unoccupied commercial space.
The winners of the annual Design Museum schools challenge hope the design will help support bee populations with a new pollen source.
The Peequal is a flatpack solution for outdoor events, where the queue for women’s toilets can be up to 34 time longer than men’s.
The Department for Transport’s Office of Zero Emission Vehicles says the designs could have potential to become “a piece of iconic British street furniture”.
New regulation offers brand, product and retail designers a chance to innovate, argues Landor & Fitch industrial design lead Jack Holloway.
The studio has designed the cover for plant-based food brand Merchant Gourmet, and hopes the project will help change consumer food habits.
The Pluvo Column has the footprint equivalent to half that of a phone booth, but is able to clean one cubic metre of air per second.
Designed by Henry Glogau, the winner of the 2021 Lexus Design Award can be “hacked and adapted” for different environments.
The project looks to enable wheelchair users to navigate modern buildings more easily, and was inspired by care home residents moving around their facility.
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.