product design

Jony Ive Even Engineered The Sound Of The Apple Watch Clasp

Jony Ive Even Engineered The Sound Of The Apple Watch Clasp

Even though most of us never even notice it, Apple has a fantastic history of sound design, from the ping of the text message to the decades-old powering up noise. That legacy runs through Apple’s new era of product design too, right down to the sound of the new Apple…

7 Smart New Inventions That We Should Have Had All Along

7 Smart New Inventions That We Should Have Had All Along

Every year, Dyson asks industrial designers, product designers and engineers to submit their smart solution to a problem — any problem. It’s an awesomely broad request, and it usually results in some pretty fascinating projects. Leading up to this year’s Dyson Award, we took a look at just a tiny…

8 Simple Products Designed To Make Ageing A Little Easier

8 Simple Products Designed To Make Ageing A Little Easier

The world is ageing. By 2030, nearly 20 per cent of Americans will be over 65. By 2050, about a third of China will be over 60. The same goes for many other developed countries. Yet we don’t spend nearly enough time thinking about how to make life easier for…