The shortlist for the Jerwood Applied Arts Prize 2007 has been announced, with six designer-makers – Sue Cross, Nora Fok, Yoko Izawa, Grainne Morton, Adam Paxon and Mah Rana – selected from a total of 87 entries. The winner of the £30 000 award, which this year turns to jewellery, will be announced in June 2007 and will be followed by an exhibition of shortlisted work at the Jerwood Space in London.
The new permanent displays are part of a year-long, Department for Transport led initiative to get more young people to study engineering.
This month, an exhibition opened showcasing 20 years of Penguin Essentials. Now, designers tell us about their favourite editions of books with illustrated covers.
Pentagram partner Michael Bierut has had a 40-year-career, which spans the ubiquitous Hillary Clinton US presidential campaign logo, Mastercard’s first rebrand in 20 years and the wayfinding for the New
Queens of Industry runs until 2019 at Leeds Industrial Museum, and tells the stories of working women who acted as industrial ambassadors for Britain throughout the 20th century.