Philippe Starck was awarded the D&AD President’s Award by Dick Powell last week for his ‘outstanding contribution to the world of creativity’. Starck was applauded by guests including Jason Donovan, the star of a Virgin campaign, and presenter Graham Norton, who hosted the show. D&AD has also revealed plans to extend its reach further into the regions and the charity is aiming to announce a second regional hub, possibly in Scotland this September.
This year’s set pieces explore the future of sustainable materials, the possibilities of AI and how climate anxiety can be channelled into something more positive.
Its new permanent exhibition, Science City 1550—1880, tracks London’s development as a centre for scientific learning and situates visitors in the city’s history.
From designing Facebook Messenger to creating the fantasy world of Game of Thrones, these are the must-see talks at this year’s festival.
The new look was designed by London-based consultancy Deep and takes inspiration from the brand’s “British heritage and pioneering spirit”.