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.
National Rail raised eyebrows this week with a green revamp of its logo – we spoke to designers including Astrid Stavro and Matt Baxter about the change.
ThoughtMatter has rebranded the New York music and cultural space with details inspired by the local area’s arched windows.
The illustrator talks to Design Week ahead of a new exhibition about breaking into the industry and why it’s more fun to draw haute couture than “wearable clothes”.
Plan set out to engage designers with key climate change issues as part of two day festival, which looks to forge better links between designers and leaders in sustainability.