Scottish gallery The Lighthouse has commissioned 20 artists and designers to create a series of contemporary snow domes for its Winter 2003 show. Originally created in the 19th century as souvenirs, snow domes have recently taken on a more ironic persona, says The Lighthouse exhibition manager Leonie Bell. The domes on show include One Foot Taller’s Is it Me, Or Is It Chilli In Here? (left), Timorous Beasties’ Extreme Snowglobing (centre) and Graphical House’s Away from the Sleigh (right). The exhibition, which is designed by Jerki, runs from tomorrow until 11 January 2004.
Sam Jacob Studio has been commissioned to design the exhibition spaces and interiors of the new Cartoon Museum, and will work with graphic design studio Fraser Muggeridge to create a
Kin Design has created interactive installations for the Eden Project’s new permanent show Invisible Worlds, which delves into the fascinating stories of miniscule micro-organisms, and the impact humans have made
Research shows that over half of designers have been to university, compared to a third of the UK workforce on a whole. We chat to Hilary Chittenden, senior foundation manager
The design consultancy has rebranded the alcohol subscription service, which sends its members a surprise bottle of gin plus other goodies every month.