London consultancy Aboud-Sodano has designed Paul Smith’s new Spring/ Summer catalogue. Using the poolside as its setting, the glossy brochure reflects the kitsch, colourful nature of Smith’s latest male and female clothing collection, which features outsize flower prints, garish checks, micro-bikinis and 1970s-inspired scarves. The new book features photography by Miles Aldridge, including Scottie dogs sipping from multi-coloured cocktails and identical red-haired boy twins. Designed by creative director Alan Aboud, the catalogue launches this week.
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.
As World Mental Health Day takes place this week, we speak to designers, freelance creatives and illustrators about their experiences of mental illness or issues, and ask