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.
Curated by Sea Design, the exhibition focuses on the geometric identity created by consultancy Roundel, which was used on British Rail’s freight trains in the 1980s and 1990s.
Rethinking Urban Mobility has been conducted by companies including Arup and the London Transport Museum, and looks at the impact of developments in transport such as self-driving cars on cities
Last week, we wrote about a series of long-lost Suffragette posters used to fight for women’s right to vote and work in the early 20th century. Now, we ask designers
The graphics of clubbing has been celebrated in a new book by designer Rick Banks. Now, designers reflect on their favourite nightclub identities from over the decades.