A huge congratulations to our product design third years who submitted their final projects for assessment yesterday! Everyone has been working incredibly hard all semester to reach this point so it’s exciting to see everything come together. The work is looking fantastic and will be on display in the studio spaces on level 3 of WE Building during this year’s Art & Design Festival from Friday 11th until Wednesday 16th November. There is also a display of excellent work from […]
The Man responsible for this Iconic, if not entirely functional Lemon Squeezer has now designed a smartphone with an edge-to-edge screen for Chinese electronics company Xiaomi. The Mi Mix Smartphone has a unique ceramic body and 91% screen area, which places the interface firmly in the foreground of the design. Starck said of the ceramic body: “It’s incredibly strong, and it’s warm, it’s the same structure as jade.” Click here to find out more.
One of design’s most important roles lies in responding to our ever-developing social, political, and cultural climate. BAG2WORK is a design project that seeks to address some of the issues emerging around the ongoing refugee crisis as well as communicating an important message: “If we want newcomers to integrate, we have to get them back to work.” The BAG2WORK backpack designed by a Dutch duo known as the “No Mad Makers”, not only uses waste materials from refugee life boats and […]
Categories: Interesting • Tags: Amsterdam, Backpack, Bag, BAG2WORK, design for social good, Dutch, Europe, No Mad Makers, Recycling, refugee, refugee crisis, socially responsible design, sustainability, upcycling