The lava lamp looks set to make yet another comeback. British lighting firm, Mathmos, has been producing this most kitsch of retro classics since 1963. Creative director, Cressida Granger, commissioned product designer Ross Lovegrove to create an updated version for the 21st century. The result, the Fluidium, was given its launch on-line on Tuesday, at its own Mathmos website, www.mathmos-fluidium.com.
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.