Indian street graphics are the subject of graphic designer Keith Lovegrove’s book Graphicswallah, published this month by Laurence King. Graphicswallah is a ‘Hinglish’ (Hindi-English) term for a person working in graphics. The book focuses on street graphics, advertising everything from films and mobile phones to chocolates, and also features shop signs, billboards and transport signage. All photography is by Andrew Hasson. ‘Indian graphics, usually in vibrant colours, reflect Indian life and offer a graphic clue to the country’s complex social structure. And it’s an art form that reaches over one billion people,’ according to Lovegrove.
The Wild lets users design spaces and share their vision “in real time”, which the company claims can help bridge the gap between ideas and reality
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.