The Timeline History Of Islamic Art and Architecture, designed by DAG Publications and the Nour Foundation, is a sweeping history of Islamic design stretching back to the 7th century. The book features 14 chapters, covering a range of Islamic design, such as: calligraphy, bookbinding, pottery, ceramics, carpets and textiles. The majority of images are sourced from the Khalili Collection, one of the world’s most important and comprehensive private collections of Islamic Art. The book is published by Worth Press on 21st November.
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A new, independent magazine celebrating classic graphic symbols has launched, based on a popular Instagram account created by a London-based designer.
The charity has published its second Design Economy report, which looks at the value of the industry and who makes it up. While design contributes £85bn to the economy, there
D&AD’s annual student and graduate awards sees 194 recipients of its coveted pencil prizes this year, with a campaign for the housing crisis taking the top spot.