House music and its electronic near neighbour techno are behind lighting designer and entrepreneur Shiu-Kay Kan’s new ‘musical approach’ to design of lighting and furniture. This light, Techno Mantis, is designed by Shiu-Kay Kan and is being launched at next month’s 100% Design show in London. Perched on adjustable legs, the lamp’s head can be turned in any direction. An opaque rubber ball diffuses and colours the light when required.
The product and its branding are the brainchild of Wildish & Co design studio, and aims to bring the category’s branding “out of the 80s”.
A new exhibition at the Cartoon Museum reveals the history of 1980s graphic novel V for Vendetta and how its signature design endures today.
Initially postponed last year due to the pandemic, the month-long event is returning to the capital in June – here’s what we think you need to see.
Designed with Made Thought studio, the future-facing look for the image sharing platform seeks to embrace “humanity” and resist tech clichés.