Acclaimed photographer Wolfgang Tillmans presented Ania Dabrowska with the first prize in this year’s Observer Hodge Photographic Award for her portfolio ‘Freedom is a big word: South Africa 2003’ (pictured). Which is more than he did with the runners up. The student winners in particular were absent ‘on shoots’ and each sent along a bemused friend to collect their gongs. It wouldn’t happen at the Oscars.
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.
London studio Among Equals has crafted the campaign, which takes inspiration from 1940s propaganda and reframes Churchillian language.
In-house design experts question the utility of portfolios when applying for jobs, instead preferring a more narrative approach with case studies where possible.
We’re rounded up the best things to see and do this month, from disability-friendly museum visits to navigating the post-grad years of design.