The Lighthouse and 55degrees are launching a DVD on Droog Design next week. The move follows the Dutch design collective’s exhibition at the Glasgow exhibition space which took place last year. The DVD shows 11 products from nine of the designers that have been involved with Droog Design. The objects were selected for their domestic nature, requiring interaction from ‘Glaswegians’, in whose homes they were placed.
The branding features a strong, typographic logo based on the designer’s initials, and a “clashing” colour palette of beige and pink.
Last week, we wrote about a new retrospective on graphic designer Nigel Waymouth, whose psychedelic work graced the album covers of Pink Floyd and Jimi Hendrix during the 1960s. Now,
Illustrator and designer Ben Tallon looks at how rising tuition fees are deterring budding creative students, and asks whether short courses could be just as valuable.
The organisation’s ongoing Design in the Public Sector programme will focus on addressing lifestyle issues such as smoking through prevention methods as part of a 16-week course.