Set in India, Rohinton Mistry’s novel is the story of three villagers attempting to construct new lives in the city, haunted by the places they left behind. The cover is clean and simple, summing up the natural, mystical and spiritual feel of the novel. In using black and white and clay-brown Pentagram has created an “ethnic” look. An image of a small child at the top of a pole balanced on someone’s thumb is indeed “a fine balance”. Published by Faber and Faber, priced 15.99.
The design studio has created an abstract logo of a bridge reflected on water to represent the charity, which looks to protect and maintain England and Wales’ waterways.
A show at the Lettering Arts Centre in Suffolk will delve into the art of alphabets, tracing the history of communication design from ancient symbols to the sophisticated systems we
This year’s week-long celebration of design will see installations by Kellenberger-White, Studio Frith and Waugh Thistleton Architects, plus a refined, “playful” visual identity by Pentagram’s Domenic Lippa.
Weird World Cup is a project that sees 20 illustrators create humorous artworks, which will be sold online to raise money for education charity Football Beyond Borders.