Founded by graphic designer and video game enthusiast Darren Wall, publishing company Read-Only Memory stands to release high quality and well researched books on the gaming world and its inhabitants. With an impressive roster of industry vets set to pick up the pen, ROM is currently on Kickstarter to raise funds.
Always evolving, filmmaker and artist Chris Cunningham has gone from designing alien anamatronics and directing daring and disturbing music videos in the 1990s to making his own music and shorts. His recently unveiled latest multimedia project Jaqapparatus 1 exemplifies an immense talent for mixing robotics and sculpture with music and live performance.
Sight Unseen revisits one of their design favorites, Kyouei, who in recent years has grown from creating “clever little Droog-ish housewares” to designing sleekly sophisticated sound machines, musical tables and iron lamps. You can catch his work in person at Design Junction during London’s upcoming Design Festival.