Let’s get digital
‘Designed in California’ is the new ‘Made in Italy’, says the Design Museum ahead of California: Designing Freedom (from 24 May; p. 37). Beginning in the 1960s, this colourful exhibition traces the impact of Californian design all the way up to Silicon Valley’s tech culture of today. See iPhones, self-driving cars, GPS devices and personal computers that have shaped lives around the world. We can’t all be Californian but, thanks to the tools they’ve given us, we can certainly live as though we are.