All Blog Posts for 2019

World Industrial Design Day 2019 Mini-Jam

The World Design Organisation has joined forces with Global Goals Jam to launch the first World Industrial Design Day 2019 Mini-Jam under the theme of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production.

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Industrial design studio wins Waste Challenge

Industrial designers at Studio Periscope have won the 2019 Victorian Design Challenge. This year the (Waste) challenge was to design for the reduction, recovery and elimination of waste. Studio Periscope created Rollie, a piece of play equipment that keeps children active while they aerate compost and learn about food waste.

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Making It: Manufacturing Techniques for Product Design

Laurence King Publishing has released the third edition of industrial designer Chris Lefteri's inspirational and popular book, Making It: Manufacturing Techniques for Product Design. First published in 2007, this invaluable resource of manufacturing techniques is written by a designer, for product and industrial designers, and designers of all disciplines.

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Portable speakers made from plastic waste

Sustainable design studio Gomi has created a portable speaker using flexible plastic waste that is normally not recyclable by local councils in the UK. Their aim is to introduce consumer electronic products made from waste materials otherwise destined for landfill.

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Good Design Awards call for entries

Good Design Australia has announced a new Women in Design Award in their line-up this year. The new award celebrates women who have made a significant contribution to the design industry. The awards include ten design disciplines, over thirty categories across Australian and international design sectors. The program is also celebrating the tenth year of their Design for Sustainability Award.

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