Sir Peter Blake publishes his new book this week, to accompany his recent portfolio of prints. Whimsical, decorative and beautifully produced, each letter of the alphabet is represented by a collage of images from vintage cards, magazines and books. Peter Blake/ An Alphabet includes an interview with Mel Gooding and a preface by Gavin Turk. It is published by Coriander Studio and the Paul Stolper Gallery, priced £20.
Speaking at this year’s D&AD Festival in London, the graphic designer talks about the weird and wonderful world of Wes, brutal 8am starts and why her job felt like “playing
Creative director Jenny Theolin has launched a new platform that will name studios which treat their junior employees well based on “positive” reviews, rather than a “black-list” that shames companies.
The 30 shortlisted designs for this year’s Loewe Craft Prize will go on display at the museum this May, and the overall winner will be awarded €50,000.
The shortlist of 200 illustrators has been whittled down from over 3,000 entries, and will go on display at Somerset House in June.