Three silver-painted human statues provided the major attraction at a recent bash in the Design Museum, to celebrate Precedent’s merger with Hoskins Associates. A good time was had by all, helped by the odd furtive glance at the near-naked statues. Towards the end of the evening, we looked over to see how the statues were bearing up. Unfortunately, one of them was fainting.
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.
A new research project by Thomas.Matthews and students from the RCA is aiming to “continue the conversation” about sustainability in the publishing industry.