Posters, flyers and other publicity material for the premiÃ¨re of Alcestis, the last work by late poet laureate Ted Hughes, have been designed by Leeds group Thompson Design. Hughes donated the work to Barrie Rutter, founder and artistic director of theatre company Northern Broadsides, with the wish that the first performance be in the Calder Valley, West Yorkshire. A Gustav Klimt-inspired theme used in both the set and costume design has been followed through in artwork created by illustrator Fletcher Sibthorp.
The Nottinghamshire forest best known for its association with make-believe rogue and hero Robin Hood has had a revamp, with a new visitor centre, branding and wayfinding centred around environment
The Wild lets users design spaces and share their vision “in real time”, which the company claims can help bridge the gap between ideas and reality
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.