In the future, will you be able to get black crystals of denial at Ikea?After watching the future of some Ikea shoppers played out in front of them, that black crystal would be top of our shopping list!
Ikea has been letting people to live in the future today. The Swedish furniture firm has been carrying out a time travelling experiment with the help of a hypnotist, some willing volunteers and their new bedroom and bathroom ranges.
The long and winding road may well be safer than that straight route. We’re not talking metaphors for life, we’re talking road safety.
Posters are great, but they only allow a certain amount of creativity. How about a living poster, one where the people in it can move around and interact with those looking at it?
Kids, give your dad an extra hug and dads, you do the same, because we’ve come across a touching story that saw 30 people in Canada working together to give one dad an early and very special Father’s Day surprise.
It’s time for student summer shows, and the London College of Communication Summer Shows is just around the corner.
Technicians at The Lowry in Salford hang Station Approach, Manchester (1960) by LS Lowry in the permanent Lowry Favourites gallery – the first time it has been seen in public since the 1980s. The work, on display until Sunday, 1 June, is to be sold at auction by Sotheby’s on Tuesday, 10 June where it is expected to sell for between £2m – £3m.
Arundel Castle in West Sussex is to host the GB Theatre Company for three nights of Shakespeare’s much loved plays. The Comedy of Errors and Macbeth will be performed al fresco in the Collector Earl’s Garden as part of the Arundel Festival, and tickets are now available.
Publishing has gone through plenty of changes in the past 30 years. We asked publisher Country Setting to describe the developments it has gone through in 25-plus years to illustrate the history of the industry itself. Here’s Part One where Country Setting founding partner Simon Trussler gives a brief history of the company
When Mathew Sawyer was the Guardian’s artist of the week, it was revealed you would be unlikely to see him play his music live – he has a fear of public performances. So it’s a bit of a coup for the Spacex that Mathew will be performing tunes from his latest album. It’s all part of the artist’s first solo show in a public gallery.
Four rare sketches of the North Wales coastline by the artist LS Lowry have been viewed by more than 100,000 people during their first year on show to the public.
We’re sure there’s plenty to shout about Nvidia’s DirectStylus, not least the Make Your Mark (#YourMark) project they’ve implemented to big it up.
Captain Leslie Skinner was an army chaplain who landed on the coast of Normandy on the morning of 6 June 1944 with the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry tank regiment.
4Elementz is a specialist Hip Hop and Grime record label, which creates artist photography, music videos, events and clothing line. It also runs its own trainee work-experience programme for young people looking to getting in media and the music business.