The programme will see four “new and emerging” designers take up a spot within the Design Museum’s new studio.
The latest product design news, views, inspiration and opinion.
Crest redesigned from scratch as club sets its sights on becoming a global brand operating in new markets and sectors.
The Design Week Awards is back with a bunch of new awards alongside old favourites to recognise the growing breadth and integration of the industry. It’s time to get entering.
The Design Museum’s latest temporary exhibition – curated by Jeremy Myerson – examines design solutions for an ageing population, with themes ranging from community to identity.
A brand refresh for BBC Three, and a smart scooter aimed at keeping older people healthy – the important design news from the last seven days.
The Scooter for Life prototype has been designed by PriestmanGoode, and aims to challenge the misconception that people do not want to stay active after retirement.
As part of our series on the future of design in 2017, Seymourpowell creative director Matthew Cockerill looks at what will happen in product design over the next 12 months.
On 9 January 2007, the first ever iPhone was revealed. We look back at the evolution of one of Apple’s most successful products to date.
The Nokia 6 will launch exclusively in China early this year, after HMD secured exclusive licensing rights for Nokia mobile phones in 2016.
“If you’re ambitious, you’ll naturally look for inspiration from big, disruptive projects. That’s great. But it puts you before the people you’re designing for. And isn’t that the opposite of what we’re supposed to be doing? That’s why my favourite example is a tiny change the NHS made to reduce the problem of missed appointments. […]
A spokesperson for Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says that the “vanity” buses will no longer be produced and “greener” public transport alternatives will be prioritised.
From a new look for Birkbeck, University of London to the upcoming 12-sided £1 coin – we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
A book on the influence of Scandinavian design on Canadian craft has been published by Black Dog Publishing. True Nordic: How Scandinavia Influenced Design in Canada examines how the era has made an impact on Canadian craft, design and industrial production since 1920. Authors include George Baird, Rachel Gotlieb, Mark Kingwell and Michael Prokopow, and […]
Sculptor Zuza Mengham has been selected as one of Tom Dixon’s “rising talents” of this year. Her latest work includes a series of resin-cast furniture, including her Nexus Z-shape chair, her Camber flower vase and her Murmur book ends. Other materials used include birch-plywood, terrazzo, synthetic onyx, and marble. These will be exhibited at Paris-based […]
Lomography has released a new compact instant camera, the Lomo’instant Murano Edition. The bright blue, red, green and yellow camera uses Fuji Instax film, and includes features such as a double exposure button, colour gels and three different lenses. The camera and lenses together retail at £105.
Animation studio Young has created a mixed-media film for oil and gas company Exxon Mobil. The studio was commissioned by creative consultancy AMV BBDO, and looked to “bring to life” the company through paper craft, stop motion, claymation, CGI and cell animation, says Young. The video took two months to produce and Young aimed to […]
Swedish consultancy Snask has created and branded a new beer brand from scratch – but the drink is intended for consumption in a shower, not a pub. The consultancy has worked with brewer Fredrik Tunedal to create Shower Beer – a pale ale in a 180 ml bottle, which is meant to be “gulped in […]
Artist Stewart Easton has designed a series of colourful screen prints for Outline Editions. The prints are called A Conversation, A Man and His Shapes, Archival Giclee Print and Tron. Each of the four prints comes in a limited edition of 25, and retails at £95.
Consultancy Brandon has worked with Edinburgh-based brewery Stewart Brewing on a Christmas campaign to help raise money for Save the Children. Based on the charity’s nationwide Christmas Jumper Day campaign, the design consultancy created a series of miniature Christmas jumpers for a selection of limited edition beers to “wear”. Brandon also designed a series of […]
Kodak has launched a pop-up shop in Soho, London to launch its new Ektra Smartphone, and consultancy Jack Morton has designed the interiors. The Kodakery is open until 23 December and is showcasing Kodak products alongside the new smartphone. As well as a product store, the shop is also designed as a “creative hub for […]
A wheel-shaped magazine rack designed by Vladimir Kagan and Hierve has gone on display at Paul Smith in Mayfair, London. The Wheel, which is made from oak and red metal plate, pays homage to the London Eye and acts as a rotating home for eight double sided magazine racks. The piece is also available to […]
Chivas Regal and LSTN Sound Co. have teamed up to design a pair of headphones made from elements of recycled whisky casks. Generosity: Amplified are made from American oak, and retail at $250 (£200), with a percentage of the profit going to Starkey Hearing Foundation, a charity which provides hearing aids to people with hearing […]
We look at some of the key designs launching at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show, including Hyundai’s wearable robot exoskeleton and a Lego kit which teaches children to build and program robots.
The FF 91 includes features such as driverless valet parking and facial recognition technology, which is designed to eliminate the need for keys.
It is set to be “the most secure coin in the world”, and the first updated design of the one pound coin for over 30 years.
The tech giant is set to release three different versions of the smartphone, all of which it says will be able to withstand rain, sweat, sand and dust.