Together has designed the art book Earth, which showcases entrants to this year’s Prix Pictet. Published by teNeues, the cloth-bound volume features work from the 12 photographers who have been shortlisted for the 2009 prize, to be presented later this month. It launches on 6 October at the Purdy Hicks Gallery alongside a preview exhibition.The consultancy has been working with the international photography award since 2008.
Somerset House’s new exhibition on the work of Icelandic musician Björk explores the combined power of technology and music in creating emotional audience experiences.
Freelance illustrator Ben Tallon says that his career was kickstarted by ploughing his own furrow with his self-initiated work and ignoring trends, even when his day job was “drawing faceless people in suits climbing ladders.”
Jonathan Barnbrook’s graphics for David Bowie’s Blackstar album and the recent Channel 4 rebrand are among this year’s 70 nominees.
As the designer responsible for the likes of bands including Yes and Uriah Heep’s album artworks releases a set of six stamps for the Isle of Man Post Office, we speak to him about how the collection came to fruition.
BrandOpus has created the visual identity for vegetable water brand, J.F.Rabbit’s Veg Water, designed to capture an inventive spirit and the fun of getting outside. The branding features a “mad rabbit professor” character called J.F.Rabbit who is “fascinated by the inherent goodness of vegetables”. The vegetable water is available in three different flavours; ginger, beetroot […]
Bompas & Parr has created a “supernatural” voice installation for Hilton London Bankside, called Voice of God. The designers worked with acoustic scientists using voices that have been transposed to infrasound, giving visitors the impression of a divine experience. The voices pose questions about consciousness, perceptions of the physical world and the supernatural. The installation […]
Jim Stoddart has curated the first anthology of Instagram, showcasing creative and inspiring images taken by some of the social media app’s 500 million users. The Penguin art director has selected hundreds of photos, ranging from models backstage at a fashion show in Shanghai to an alleyway in central Kabul, Afghanistan. Life on Instagram is […]
Poster designs, props and stage design notes are among the items of Tommy Cooper ephemera recently acquired by the V&A. The collection is the largest of its kind, comprising more than 116 boxes of archive material and 24 props and posters. Among the items is Cooper’s “gag file” – a large, alphabetically ordered paper storage […]
Danish consultancy Kontrapunkt has designed the branding and packaging for new frozen bakery goods brand Jalm&B, aiming to “combine frozen food with fine craftsmanship.” Kontrapunkt created the name, visual identity and packaging design for the range. According to the consultancy, the challenging part of the brief was ensuring this heritage was shown in packaging for […]
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 […]
A pop-up book version of the V&A Dundee has been unveiled, created by designers Tessa Asquith-Lamb and Martin Baillie. The miniature V&A Museum of Design Dundee emerges from a large book, and is on show at Edinburgh International Book Festival, and sits alongside smaller kit versions to allow children to create their own paper museums. […]
Graphic designer Christoph Stolberg has created the monograph for French artist Henri Barande, The Work Beyond, creating an algorithm that gives each of the 4,000 limited-edition books a different design. The concept for the book jacket came about when Stolberg visited the artist’s studio and noted the tightly hung sequences in which his canvases were […]