Cookie Monster may be about to invade all aspects of our lives, from toothbrushes to T-shirts, if Tania Ostroumoff has her way. Ostroumoff is creative director at The Licensing Company, organiser of a new merchandising launch for Channel Four’s Sesame Street. She and her team are responsible for new lettering and design concepts featuring Sesame Street’s creatures in various poses. ‘The idea is to show the different ways in which design can be used – on the back of kids’ denim jackets, on rubbers, on cups,’ Ostroumoff says. Independent and high street retailers will be approached to use the concepts as a basis for merchandise.
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.