Design

Jony Ive’s Mistakes

Yet what’s almost universally overlooked in the paeans to Ive’s design legacy is that the fabulous iMac design also included one of his worst mistakes: the “hockey puck” mouse, whose round shape was so unfriendly to the human hand that… Read More ›

Apple’s Credit Card

The essence of the design of Apple Card is reduction. Some high-end credit cards move many markings to the back of the card. Apple has gone one step further. The usually present card number, expiration date, security code (CSC or… Read More ›

Famous logos redesigned

Germany’s Bauhaus art school, founded 100 years ago, introduced a bold, minimal and radical new approach to design which remains hugely influential. To mark its centenary, an international community of designers have reimagined a host of modern brand logos in… Read More ›

The Re:ease

Here’s my desk scenario. I have a pencil holder from Amazon, a stapler from Maped, a hole-punch from Kangaro, and an off-brand planter with a mini succulent in it. It’s a collection of products I love individually, but combine them… Read More ›

La Voiture Noire

It’s a tantalising starting point, and “La Voiture Noire” is the result – as genuinely awesome a car as we’ve seen in years, not least because the Bugatti collector who commissioned it has paid £12 million for it. Spoiler alert:… Read More ›