Surfers Against Sewage, an organisation working to combat coastal pollution, is hammering home its message with a touring exhibition of longboard designs, run in conjunction with Oxbow UK. Contributors include Designers Republic, Aphex, Banksy, Damien Hirst, Jamie Hewlett and US ‘surf culture’ designer David Carson. The show opens at London’s Spitz Gallery in Spitalfields on 30 April, before moving to Newquay in August. At the end of the tour the boards will be auctioned, with proceeds going to SAS.
The capital’s most prominent design festival celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
This year’s competition invited designers in training to revamp the cover of three well-known books across adult fiction, adult non-fiction and children’s literature.
The new branding centres upon a dynamic R logo, which intends to evoke the “gestural quality of a dancer in motion”.
The UK-based social organisation has a new name, five-year strategy plan and “dynamic, moving identity” system.