The founder of New York’s School of Visual Arts, Silas H Rhodes, has died, aged 91. He leaves behind an impressive legacy as the co-founder of the ground-breaking SVA, (formerly the Cartoonists’ and Illustrators’ School), as creative director of the Visual Arts Press and as the author of numerous articles for Graphis and the Society of Illustrators Annual.
The visual identity combines the club’s “illustrious heritage” and “future glory” with an eye to digital platforms and more casual fans.
The week-long festival will also host speakers including interaction design expert Daljit Singh and representatives from Heatherwick Studio.
His installation for London Design Festival draws on a number of inspirations, from clubbing in the 1990s to fake Crimean villages.