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.
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.