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 move aims to create a new agency model, according to the marketing group, specifically designed to help brands in a “dynamic media environment”.
Two immersive installations at Amy: Beyond the Stage from set designer Chiara Stephenson seek to show a different side of the troubled singer.
As the year draws to a close, here is our pick of festive and not-so-festive design events that are not to be missed in December.
Illustration-led puzzle companies speak with us about how they have capitalised on a market which has been supercharged by pandemic lockdowns and a desire to “switch off”.