News: Solveiga Pakstaite, an industrial design student from Brunel University, has won the UK James Dyson award with Bump Mark – an expiry label that decays to tell you when food is no longer safe to eat (+ slideshow). More »
Dyson says that only tangible engineering can address issues such as global warming and population growth, stating: "The allure of digital should not distract us from the bigger challenges." He adds that the government must "focus on investment in ideas," urging them to support design education and creative businesses.
Dezeenwire: in an interview with the Sunday Times, engineer and inventor James Dyson reveals he is to stand down as chairman of Dyson and talks about the Ingenious Britain report commissioned by the Conservative Party, in which Dyson sets out ways to make Britain a leading high-tech exporter - Sunday Times
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