The RAC is set to highlight its new identity – literally – by flying an internally illuminated airship across the UK. The stunt is to illustrate the organisation’s new life as a mobility organisation, rather than just a motoring one. But don’t get too excited about using balloons as a practical means of alternative transport: they may seem environmentally friendly but they are at the mercy of the weather. And there are fewer qualified airship pilots than there are astronauts. Probably still a more reliable way of getting round than the train, though…
Print your own tote bag, delve into film graphics and learn about the future of plastics at this year’s East London design festival, taking place 22-24 May.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s blockbuster science fiction film, Glazier Design has created a set of eight stamps that contain secret messages for fans.
Young designers should be taught to think critically rather than waste time learning how to time-manage and compile spreadsheets, says Miranda Bolter, design director at Superunion.