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A 3D virtual reality film of Dylan Thomas has been created to mark the 52nd anniversary of his death. Produced by the National Centre for Product Design and Development Research at the University of Wales Institute Cardiff, ‘surface data’ were scanned from an original bronze death mask and converted into a computerised form to make the film.

The Lomographic Society International presents the Russian-made Horizon Kompakt Panorama camera, designed by Sally Bibany. The successor to the Lomo LC-A camera, the high-resolution, pocket-sized Horizon features a panoramic, 120º moving glass lens.

Jon Burgerman and Sune Ehlers’ book series, Hello Duudle – The Duudleville Tales, is published by Wiggleton Press on 15 December. Each book is accompanied by an original hand-drawn and signed drawing by Burgerman or Ehlers.

MasterCard is launching its Christmas campaign with a short animation film, Full House, produced by Sherbert.

A mix of 1960s concert posters, Victoriana and curiosities has been compiled by Splendid to create the website for 679 Recordings’ band The Mystery Jets. The site, www.mysteryjets.com, relaunches in December with the new design.

Svenskt Tenn, the quirky Swedish design group well known for its bold, botanically inspired prints, is now retailing products at London’s Liberty store. It marks th

e company’s first European stockist venture with a third party.

Communiqué 360 has designed a logo, posters and other materials for the Association of Train Operating Companies’ promotion of two-for-one entry at London visitor attractions.

Thompson has designed the visual identity and communications materials for the Yorkshire and Humber Smoke Free awareness campaign, running under the Government’s Health Improvement Bill.

Cosh, a themed gallery shop located in London’s Carnaby Street, London, is opening this month, exhibiting the work of 13 artists, including Mother! Oh God, Mother! by Gregory Gilbert George.

Stocks Taylor Benson has designed a range of energy drink packaging for Karrimor.

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