Product Design

The design legacy of 2 Tone

A major new exhibition at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum in Coventry looks at the history of 2 Tone, the record label behind seminal bands including The Specials, The Selecter, Madness, The Beat and The Bodysnatchers

Does Amazon need to worry about design?

Its seductive promise of friction-free shopping has helped it become the world’s biggest retailer, without the need for a beautiful brand experience. As Amazon now joins the physical retail world, has it moved beyond the need to worry about ‘good’ design or aesthetics?

The evolution of advertising in the home

Technology and the internet of things will embed advertising even further into our homes, via ever-evolving products. While this may sound unnerving, it doesn’t necessarily need to be a bad thing, says Neil Cooper at Rehab

In praise of hybrid creativity

We may have talked about the benefits of the creative polymath for centuries, yet most agencies keep their talent frustratingly siloed, says Wayne Deakin, ECD, EMEA at Huge. And it’s to the detriment of what brands need today

The pros and cons of making merch

Leta Sobierajski, David Shrigley and Morag Myerscough weigh in on the ups and downs of making merchandise and products – from the joy of designing tangible objects to the challenges of getting it right

Inside the world of creative residencies

We speak to alumni from Benetton-backed Fabrica and the Design Museum’s Designers in Residence programme about the allure of doing a creative residency, and how the experience has influenced their practice

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