Art terrorism is alive and well and living in London’s Soho. Commercial website Britart.com has pulled on its balaclava and hit the streets of London to promote its website and try to answer the age-old question: if you stick a label on something, is it art? Pavements, lamp posts, and the like are all victims of its gallery-style ‘artalizer’ plaques, complete with blindingly obvious descriptions. Britart has even created stickers for useless household objects, such as chairs, fridges and boyfriends.
The design studio has created an abstract logo of a bridge reflected on water to represent the charity, which looks to protect and maintain England and Wales’ waterways.
A show at the Lettering Arts Centre in Suffolk will delve into the art of alphabets, tracing the history of communication design from ancient symbols to the sophisticated systems we
This year’s week-long celebration of design will see installations by Kellenberger-White, Studio Frith and Waugh Thistleton Architects, plus a refined, “playful” visual identity by Pentagram’s Domenic Lippa.
Weird World Cup is a project that sees 20 illustrators create humorous artworks, which will be sold online to raise money for education charity Football Beyond Borders.