DesignLSM has created the interiors for a new branch of restaurant Burger & Lobster, based in the W hotel at Leicester Square, London. The interiors include a hanging light chandelier at the centre, alongside lobster tanks and banquette seating, a central spiral staircase, timber flooring and a brass bar. The restaurant is spread over two […]
To celebrate its 25th birthday, the art and design book publisher Laurence King Publishing has launched a campaign created by illustrator Marion Deuchars. It includes hand-drawn lettering in the illustrator’s style, and was art directed by Laurence King Publishing creative director Angus Hyland. The campaign will be used for advertising, in bookshop windows and digitally.
A tweet-printing machine shaped like the Transport for London roundel has been designed by Florian Dussopt to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the Johnston typeface. The piece will be on show as part of Designjunction at this year’s London Design Festival, and will be printing out Twitter messages in the Johnston typeface throughout the […]
Designers Steven Heller and Gail Anderson have put together a book looking at inspirational typographers. The Typography Idea Book: Inspiration from 50 Masters has been published by Laurence King Publishing and aims to be a “jargon-free guide to typography”, says the publisher. It includes examples of practical techniques, including overlapping, hand-lettering, and vectorising, along with […]
Artist Katharina Grosse has transformed an old aquatics building in New York – Fort Tilden – into a brightly coloured, spray paint covered installation. The Rockaway! installation is designed to be the last celebration of the building, which was declared structurally unsound after Hurricane Sandy in 2012, and is set to be demolished later this […]
Illustrator Mr Bingo and designer Freddy Taylor have teamed up to create the Trump Cushion, a whoopee cushion emblazoned with Donald Trump’s face, that can be inflated so that it’s full of hot air. It’s a charity project and all proceeds from the sale go to “causes that stand to be affected should Donald become […]
Pop artist Jean-Charles de Castelbajac has created a series of illustrations and poetry on a mirrored wall installation in London’s Covent Garden. The art works have been designed to coincide with Covent Garden After Hours, an annual programme which will see shops in the area staying open late most nights throughout July, and a series […]
Neon has launched its I’m an Activist for Action for Children campaign, which was first revealed in a two and a half minute long animated film at Glastonbury festival. The consultancy’s brief was to weave together the story of a boy called Harry, who is sailing 6000kn around the UK for Action for Children, and […]
The Olympics in Rio are weeks away and Budweiser and JKR New York have celebrated Team USA by asking Malika Favre to create a painted mural for them. The 68 x 28 metre piece adorns the side of a building in mid-town Manhattan.
Carsten Höller’s giant helter-skelter inspired slide at the Anish Kapoor-designed ArcelorMittal Orbit, east London opens to the public today. The 178m slide comprises thirty sections, and has a silver base and transparent top half. Starting at the 76m high viewpoint, Höller’s slide spirals round the sculpture’s latticed structure in corkscrew shape before dropping sharply towards […]
O Street has designed Last.fm’s new campaign, which celebrates the music recommendation service reaching 100 billion plays. The consultancy has been commissioned to create a new font for the project, which looks at musical tastes from around the world based on its extensive back catalogue. The campaign illustrates some of the data and facts it […]
Consultancy Layer has created a new series of mesh chairs, which aim to be a lighter, more cost-effective alternative to upholstered chairs. They are made of a metal frame supporting a textile backrest, which fits around an upholstered seating block. It uses a 3D-knitted material made of polypropylene and flame-resistant textile Trevira CS which aims […]