The fate of Trafalgar Square’s empty plinth is the subject of Nykris’s website, to coincide with the launch of the National Gallery Exhibition of prospective artworks for the vacant space. Conceived by London Mayor Ken Livingstone, the ‘fourth plinth’ candidates are also on show on-line at www.fourthplinth.co.uk. The site is designed to gather comments and reactions from the public and features images and information about each of the shortlisted proposals, such as Mark Quinn’s sculpture (pictured). Nykris was appointed to design the site at the end of October and the winning entry will be announced in spring 2004.
Frank William Miller Jr.’s poster and graphics for the new Questlove-directed documentary look to the past but keep an eye on modernity.
As part of our coverage of 2021’s graduate season, we’re spending five minutes with a selection of graduates from around the country to talk about their work, practice and plans.
LA-based designer Paul Woods has mined his professional and personal experience to create a “straight-talking” handbook for design grads.
The wide-ranging redevelopment of Piccadilly Gardens will include a children’s playground, pedestrianised areas, new lighting and wayfinding.