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.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.