A sculpture of the 1991 Intercity rail map, designed to look like a tree, has been shortlisted for the £25 000 Jerwood Sculpture Prize 2007. Designed by Jonathan Parsons, the Terminator sculpture is one of eight works competing for the top prize. Other works include a sculpture you can walk into which uses moving light, and a skeleton of a house. For full details, see www.jerwoodsculpture.org.
The development is the first commercial project from the car brand’s Mini Living offshoot, and will include apartments, workspaces and services such as car-sharing.
An upcoming exhibition at the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries will highlight the origins of English graphic design as spearheaded by scribes, engravers and painters during this period.
Last week, we spoke to the author of a new book documenting the rise and fall of 1980s culture mag The Face, famously designed by Neville Brody. Now, designers
7-Inches for Planned Parenthood has released a compilation vinyl boxset featuring original work from the likes of designer Shepard Fairey and musician Björk to raise money for the charity.