The Little Sun Diamond light has been unveiled by Eliasson in Cape Town, South Africa at Design Indaba, and is the latest move by his Little Sun company to reduce kerosene consumption and bring light to one billion people who live without electricity.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
Whether you’re drawing, fanaticising over comic books or exploring a niche film genre, engaging your creative side can have a positive impact on mental health, explains freelance illustrator and columnist Ben Tallon.
A new Canadian design documentary, a comeback for the Nokia 3310 and a digital strategy from the UK Government – the design news of the last seven days.
The National Health Service (NHS) has new compulsory rules around logo placement, typeface and colour usage, which have allegedly sparked anger from hospital managers under pressure to save money.
The Xperia Touch uses Sony’s SXRD projection display technology to allow users to stream videos, play games or enable designers to “build and create” on any available flat surface.
The new site in Hullavington, Wiltshire is part of the company’s £2.5bn global research and development investment.
The awards look at how design can contribute to a business’ success, and this year’s winning projects include those for The Financial Times, Brunel University London and Orangina.
The DBA’s website was “well overdue a redesign” so has been given a new look by Spring, which aims to provide clearer way-finding and make services more accessible.
Culture secretary Karen Bradley has announced the Government’s digital strategy, which looks to improve the UK public’s digital skills and teach more school children how to code.
This month, you can explore the architecture and propaganda posters of Soviet Russia, show Pentagram designers your portfolio and brush up on your logo knowledge.
The show takes place at University of Reading’s Museum of Rural English Life, and will include 175 Ladybird covers.