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.
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.
Kempinski, which was founded in Berlin in 1897, is Europe’s oldest five-star hotel group, and has been given a new visual identity by Paris-based studio Work in Progress.
Founded in 1907, the Scouts was set up as an organisation to help young people develop life skills and now, it has a UK membership of 450,000 children and 115,000