Jim Henson’s Designs and Doodles – A Muppet Sketchbook is published this week by Abrams. Designs and Doodles showcases the graphic artist’s early drawings, many of which, such as single-toothed witch Taminella Grinderfall, are seen for the first time. Also included are early posters, storyboards, sets and puppet designs by Henson. The book has been designed by Dana Sloan and edited by former Jim Henson Company editor Alison Inches.
The official organisation for Girl Guides in the UK has overhauled its range of activities, including new skills such as coding, human rights and inventing, and has commissioned studio Red
Sam Jacob Studio has been commissioned to design the exhibition spaces and interiors of the new Cartoon Museum, and will work with graphic design studio Fraser Muggeridge to create a
Kin Design has created interactive installations for the Eden Project’s new permanent show Invisible Worlds, which delves into the fascinating stories of miniscule micro-organisms, and the impact humans have made
Research shows that over half of designers have been to university, compared to a third of the UK workforce on a whole. We chat to Hilary Chittenden, senior foundation manager