Christmas is coming – and you’re probably too skint to buy little Jemima the latest PlayConsole5 DVD mini-system. So, what better gift for a budding designer than a cardboard animated model from Flying Pig? Created by Rob Ive, the various cut-out-and-make characters include Cupid (above), Mexican Peck, Bob the Dog and Jungle Jim. Turn their handles and the models nod, wave, or position their arrows as appropriate. Hours of fun, and a craft lesson to boot. Order on-line at www.flying-pig.co.uk.
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.
Kempinski, which was founded in Berlin in 1897, is Europe’s oldest five-star hotel group, and has been given a new visual identity by Paris-based studio Work in Progress.
Founded in 1907, the Scouts was set up as an organisation to help young people develop life skills and now, it has a UK membership of 450,000 children and 115,000