Beck’s Futures is always well received by the DW team, as are most nights with free branded beer. But we got slightly sniffy reports on the art front this year. Tonico Lemos Auad’s carpet fluff sculptures are the most dazzling dirt we’ve seen for ages, but the Australians among us have been ‘sculpting’ our bananas since junior school – only then Mum called it ‘wasting good food’. Drawing graffiti on bananas was one of the few enjoyable lunch moments at school, comprising, as most did, of the unenviable school dinner or opening a lunch box to find, yet again, a slightly squashed banana beside the inevitable cheese and Vegemite sandwich.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s blockbuster science fiction film, Glazier Design has created a set of eight stamps that contain secret messages for fans.
Young designers should be taught to think critically rather than waste time learning how to time-manage and compile spreadsheets, says Miranda Bolter, design director at Superunion.
Kempinski, which was founded in Berlin in 1897, is Europe’s oldest five-star hotel group, and has been given a new visual identity by Paris-based studio Work in Progress.
Founded in 1907, the Scouts was set up as an organisation to help young people develop life skills and now, it has a UK membership of 450,000 children and 115,000