The world of electronics is shaped by mass manufacture. But now an elite band of ‘electro craftsmen’ are exploring how design can bring out the human side of high-tech

Published in Features
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 00:48

Icon 162: Electric dreams – out now

In our latest issue, we meet the designers rethinking the aesthetics of technology and assess the architectural legacy of the European Union in Britain

Published in Comment
Tuesday, 07 July 2015 00:00

Technology Will Save Us

Dismayed by our incomprehension of how consumer electronics work, Daniel Hirschmann and Bethany Koby are determined to re-educate the nation

Published in News
Thursday, 20 November 2014 12:12

The Vamp by Paul Cocksedge

In an effort to reanimate used electronic equipment, the London-based designer has created a Bluetooth device that you can stick onto any old speaker to play music

Published in News
Monday, 02 April 2012 01:00

Mobile phones: Foxconn

Foxconn, the largest electronics manufacturer in the world, is Apple's biggest supplier and conditions in its factory cities in China have driven workers to suicide. Jenny Chan tells us more about life on the factory floor

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