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Introducing The Ommatidium

This August, something unusual is coming to Old Street in East London. Set to be one of the focal points of the Shoreditch Design Triangle during London Design Festival (18–27 September), it's a piece of street furniture, a lamp, a sculpture, a meeting place, a shelter, a community noticeboard, a maker of rainbows and the gateway to a vast digital resource for anyone passing under it. It's the Ommatidium, and there's nothing else like it in the world.

Read more about The Ommatidium here.