This Space Toilet (above), by Queensberry Hunt Levien for Ideal Standard, won the Silver Pencil award at the Design & Art Direction Awards in London last week. The 45degrees angle allows maximum use of available space, and 'perhaps stops knees being burnt on the radiator'. It was launched last year.
Ove Arup & Partners director Chris Wise is taking time off from practice to explore engineering with a wider audience through broadcasting, writing and education. He was recently appointed Royal Designer for Industry by the rsa and is professor of creative design at Imperial College London.