Inspiration

Welcome to Design Week’s Inspiration Board. Here you can search through inspirational design imagery using a series of filters, or just browse random images. You can also submit your own work for consideration on the board using the button below.

Swedish Design Moves, by various

London Design Fair has announced the launch of Swedish Design Moves, a four-year programme to promote awareness of Swedish design, architecture and fashion internationally. The programme is based on the

Time for Outrage! campaign, by various

Creatives including Jake and Dinos Champan and John Cooper Clarke have created a series of posters for a global campaign called Time for Outrage! The campaign is based on the

Power, by Morag Myerscough

Designer Morag Myerscough has created a new public art commission celebrating Battersea Power Station. Made from marine plywood panels and painted in Myerscough’s signature brightly coloured style, Power sits at

Metamorphis installation, by Projection Artworks

Projection Artworks has created a giant, interactive cube installation at Finsbury Avenue Square in London’s Broadgate as part of the area’s Life Meets Tech summer campaign. The cube is comprised

Galvanise exhibition, by Local Heroes

Glasgow-based social enterprise Local Heroes has curated an exhibition of furniture designed by Slaps. The exhibition looks to be an “antidote to the ubiquity of minimalist design”, says Local Heroes,

Totally Thames festival, by various

Totally Thames – an annual festival celebrating the River Thames – is set to return to London this September with a series of events including installations, exhibitions, screenings and performances.

Rado Star Prize shortlist, by various

Watchmaker Rado and London Design Festival tradeshow Designjunction have announced the shortlisted designs for the inaugural edition of the Rado Star Prize UK. Young designers from all over the country

D&AD New Blood Festival, by various

The Old Truman Brewery in East London has opened its doors for the 2017 edition of the D&AD New Blood Festival. The festival is showcasing some of the best creative

National Gallery of Ireland rebrand, by True North

Manchester-based brand consultancy True North has rebranded the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin. A new visual identity is based around the idea of “Where Ireland embraces art”, and features

Memory Maps SE11, by Studio Ëpp

Studio Ëpp has created a series of audio guide walking routes inspired by interviews with residents in Kennington and Vauxhall, South London. The London-based studio interviewed local people connected to

Ectosymbiont, by Angela Mathis

Central Saint Martins graduate Angela Mathis has created a project called Ectosymbiont, which explores the possibilities of using plant tissue for transplants in humans. Mathis got the idea for the

Jerwood Makers Open exhibition, by various

The annual Jerwood Makers Open exhibition has returned for its sixth edition, displaying work from five emerging artists working with a variety of materials including wood and organic waste. The

Zaha Hadid in Italy exhibition, by various

Maxxi museum in Rome, Italy has opened a new exhibition to mark the one-year anniversary of architect Zaha Hadid’s death. Made in Italy has been curated by the museum in

Camille Walala installation, at the Now Gallery

Graphic designer Camille Walala, known for her colourful, geometric patterns that adorn various bridges and landmarks in London, is set to create an installation at Greenwich Peninsula’s Now Gallery. The

The Floating Pocket Park, by Tony Woods

Busy, urban London is full of surprising green spaces, from Regent’s Park to Hyde Park. Not many of these currently float on water, however. Garden designer Tony Woods has worked

V&A Photography Centre, by V&A

The Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum has released the first visual of its new Photography Centre, which is set to open in 2018. The centre is being designed by David

Here After installation, by Craig & Karl

Design duo Craig & Karl has transformed a derelict petrol station on Wood Lane in London’s White City into a colourful, stripy installation called Here After. The brightly coloured design

Culturescape, by Alexandra Plesner

London-based artist Alexandra Plesner has created a new installation to mark a ruling in Taiwan allowing same-sex marriage. Culturescape comprises 180 ice cream cones mounted on a white foam board.

Fortnum & Mason installation, by David Bailey

Photographer David Bailey has designed an art installation for department store Fortnum & Mason. The installation sees the windows of its London Piccadilly store filled with 400 bronze tiger sculptures,

Unnatural Borders sculptures, by Sober Industries

Salford-based business park MediaCityUK is playing host to four giant sculptures of endangered animal species as part of Quays Culture’s Unnatural Borders exhibition. Designed by Netherlands-based studio Sober Industries, the

Helsexinki exhibition, by Helsinki City Museum

Helsinki City Museum has opened its latest exhibition looking at sexuality, gender and sex in the Finnish capital. Helsexinki documents the experiences of locals based on interviews carried out by

In Praise of Air artworks, by Simon Armitage

A series of air-purifying artworks emblazoned with a poem by Simon Armitage are set to be auctioned off to raise money for a lung disease charity. Armitage’s poem In Praise

Triumph ≠ Trump mural, by Craig Black Design

Craig Black Design has created a mural that formed part of political art exhibition Pissed Modernism, which took place at Edinburgh’s Patriothall Gallery throughout April. The Triumph ≠ Trump mural was the

Brian Sanders: Selected Works, by Lever Gallery

London-based Lever Gallery is set to host the first exhibition dedicated to the work of British illustrator Brian Sanders. Co-founder of the Association of Illustrators, Sanders’ solo exhibition will focus

Clad, by Matthew Raw

Ceramic designer Matthew Raw is set to unveil his first solo show during London Craft Week. Clad will feature eight tile artworks by Raw, inspired by how the movement of

March for Giants campaign, by 18 Feet & Rising

  London-based consultancy 18 Feet & Rising has created a digital campaign and competition to raise money for Space for Giants, a charity working across Africa that protects wild elephants

Bonnetmakers project, by various

The V&A Museum of Design Dundee has worked with two local primary schools in the area to reimagine the classic bonnet hat for the 21st century. Schoolchildren from Rosebank Primary

Alternative Facts exhibition, by Fatherless

US-based print collective Fatherless is set to hold its first exhibition in London, called Alternative Facts. The exhibition is designed to be a direct response to the state of the

The Critical Edge, by Richard Tuttle

The Critical Edge features a series of seven recent works by American artist Richard Tuttle, assembled from layers of vibrant fabric purchased in New York and Maine, US. Sewn by

Keflavik International Airport installation, by Nulty

London-based lighting design consultancy Nulty has designed a lighting scheme for Keflavik International Airport in Iceland, which looks to reimagine the Northern Lights. The design comprises an interactive installation of

Paper exhibition, by Fred Tomaselli

White Cube gallery in London is showcasing a selection of American artist Fred Tomaselli’s work in a new exhibition called Paper. The exhibition includes photograms and collages by Tomaselli, as

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