The Campana brothers will show a series of single- and multi-seat chairs, lamps, and ‘illuminated meteors’ made from various plastics and apuí, a traditional Brazilian fibre that is extracted by hand from the trees on which it grows and suffocates. The exhibition will explore the relationship between synthetic and natural materials. Transplastic opens to the public on 5 June at the Albion Gallery in south London and runs until 17 August.
Print your own tote bag, delve into film graphics and learn about the future of plastics at this year’s East London design festival, taking place 22-24 May.
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.