News: James Dyson, designer of the Dyson vacuum cleaner, has attacked the UK government's plans to force overseas students to return home after completing their studies, describing the idea as "short-sighted". More
News: British inventor James Dyson has donated £4 million towards building a new cancer centre in Bath, UK, based on the principles underlying his successful redesign of a neonatal ward at the same hospital. 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.
Dezeen Wire: British manufacturer Dyson has expressed disappointment about the lack of protection offered to British designers following the loss of a design rights case against Chinese-owned Vax, who Dyson claims have copied one of their popular models. More
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