The theory behind sparklers, those bonfire night staples, is also behind Vertigo, a new lightbar product which produces fleeting images with the use of light trails. UK distributor M&M says that the system could make an interesting feature in dimly lit bars, where almost any image could be momentarily suspended in space for the entertainment of drinkers. Could a version large enough to reproduce full-size pink elephants be on the way?
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.