EXHIBITIONS • Urban Space by Design exhibition showcases current examples alongside challenging new ideas for urban space. Continues until 5 November. Venue: Gallery 2, RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London W1. Details: 020 7307 3888. • The Affordable Art Fair exhibits contemporary art for sale for under £3000 and runs from 20 to 23 October. Venue: Battersea Park, London, SW11. Details: www.affordableartfair.com. • Diane Arbus Revelations is a major retrospective of the legendary New York photographer, whose work captured 1950s and 1960s America, from 13 October to 15 January. Venue: Victoria & Albert Museum, South Kensington, Cromwell Road, London SW7. Details: 020 7613 3306. TALKS • Longlunch presents a talk by London-based design agency MadeThought on 20 October at 7.30pm. Venue: The Glasgow School of Art, 167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6RQ. Details: www.longlunch.com. • Price, Service, Quality is a contract furnishing industry debate on the theme of ‘What the Client Wants.’ Tuesday 18 October from 2pm onwards. Venue: Cinema Lecture Theatre, The Courthouse Kempinski Hotel, Great Marlborough Street, London W1. Details: www.thebcfa.com. • Trevor Johnson will be lecturing at the Typographic Circle exhibition on Thursday 13 October at 7pm. Venue: JWT Specialised Communications, 1 Knightsbridge Green, London, SW1. Details: www.typocircle.co.uk.
LA-based designer Paul Woods has mined his professional and personal experience to create a “straight-talking” handbook for design grads.
The wide-ranging redevelopment of Piccadilly Gardens will include a children’s playground, pedestrianised areas, new lighting and wayfinding.
Studio partner Marina Willer has reimagined a 1970s logo for the film magazine’s new look, which launches with four cover stars.
From a playful zine, to a “tribal” title sequence and “tongue-in-cheek” wine brand, these are the design projects that caught our eye in July.