Metalarte is set to launch a floating lamp to illuminate swimming pools during the night, which will feature at this year’s Milan Furniture Fair. Designed by Hector Serrano, Waterproof lamp took a year to develop. Combining the principle behind the buoy with a lampshade, the battery operated light gives six hours of power. The lamps have been created from a ‘polyphenylene natural mould’ and is part of the Metalab series. Serrano says the lamps are designed to be put to use by ‘owners of swimming pools and hotels’.
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.