El Ultimo Grito’s creation for Mathmos is available to buy from this week. Once part of the Mathmos Spin City project, which saw nine London-based product designers commissioned to come up with novel ideas, it features a simple aluminium shade that slides over an existing light fitting and bulb. El Ultimo Grito, named after the group, was inspired by the metal spinning process integral to the original lava lamps. It retails at £55.
Seals set up foundry Vocal Type – which takes inspiration from past protest movements – in the hope of celebrating creatives of colour.
It will be another month spent at home but you can still take in everything from utopian community building to overcoming creative barriers and more.
This year winning work will be given a bigger platform than ever before, we are assembling our biggest ever judging panel and categories have been tweaked for maximum relevance.
The light art festival is committing more than £50,000 to fund six new designs ahead of its November 2021 event in Durham, UK.