Sex Pistols designer Jamie Reid is the inspiration for Brighton-based Red Design’s front cover for a CD compilation released by the Hotel Pelirocco. One of Brighton’s original ’boutique’ hotels, the Pelirocco is known for its retro and bespoke interiors, with rooms inspired by faux-nightclub crooner Lenny Beige and the film Quadrophenia among others. The theme for the CD package is ‘the dirty weekend’, say Red Design partners Ed Templeton and Hamish Makgill, who also produced stationery, brochures and on-line work for the hotel. The CD features tracks from the likes of Primal Scream and Dusty Springfield.
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.
As World Mental Health Day takes place this week, we speak to designers, freelance creatives and illustrators about their experiences of mental illness or issues, and ask