Nike’s Magista 2 football boot has been designed as an “organic extension of the foot” to make playing football feel more natural.
Lorna Allan, an MA graphic design graduate from the London College of Communication (LCC), has started a talks programme called Hidden Women of Design in order to raise the profile of female designers.
We speak to her about her inspiration and aims for the project, and how hearing these “hidden” voices will help to increase the representation of women in the industry.
Public trust in charities is plummeting according to a new Government report, so this should mean that design consultancies are helping them to communicate in new ways, but many are getting it wrong, according to designer John Spencer.
Germany’s Vitra Design Museum has opened a new archive and exhibition space called Schaudepot, which brings the gallery’s 7,000 piece collections out of storage and into public view.
From shocking research revealing a drop in students studying creative subjects, to greater copyright protection for designers, we round up some of the key design events from the last seven days.
The EU referendum takes place today, and as shown by our own reader poll (70% majority) and research undertaken by the Creative Industries Federation (98% majority), designers are overwhelmingly in favour of staying within the EU.
But if we do leave the European Union, how will this affect designers? We ask a number of key policy makers, organisation leaders and designers involved in politics what they think the main consequences will be if the general public votes for a Brexit on 23 June.
Consultancy Frog has created a prototype virtual reality headset and accompanying game, which could be used to ease pain experienced by burn patients receiving wound care by “distracting them”.
Updated typeface Johnston100 includes two new weights and symbols used on social media, including the hashtag and “@” sign.
Hoskins Architects and consultancy Metaphor have transformed ten gallery spaces in Edinburgh’s National Museum of Scotland, making room for more science, technology and design exhibits.
German company Thyssenkrupp Elevator has developed the motor-powered “circular shuttle” lift concept, which may appear on the London Underground one day.
As the Museum of London shortlists design concepts for its new site in West Smithfield, we catch up with the museum’s director Sharon Ament about how the new space might behave and how exhibitions will change.
The redesign of the app’s interface has given more prominence to media brands, news and entertainment, with larger logos, images and headlines.