An exhibition, the Digital Aquarium, created by interactive designers Digit will be on view at the Design Museum Tank from 15 August to 17 September. Designed in conjunction with Motorola, the interactive exhibition uses 150 mobile phones, brought to life whenever a passer-by dials one of the numbers posted on the glass walls of the tank. The call starts a chain reaction as the signal travels from phone to phone creating the effect of fish swimming around as each mobile lights up, vibrates and rings in a programmed sequence.
The V&A’s new permanent gallery, which tracks design from 1900 to now, aims to broaden the horizon with under-celebrated names and the help of Kim Kardashian’s selfies.
(Re)new supposedly requires 60% less packaging than the equivalent amount of water in bottled form, thanks to its five litre “bubble” concept.
Engineering Solutions: Air Pollution is informed by the company’s work in the sector, and is intended to complement existing science, design and technology curriculums.
The Royal Society of Arts has unveiled the winners of its 97th annual Student Design Awards, and these are the projects we think you should know about.