The London Open House weekend takes place over 21 and 22 September, in over 500 venues across the capital in a celebration of contemporary and renowned architecture. It will be the first time the public will be able to visit the Foster and Partners-designed City Hall. Contact: www.londonopenhouse. org for further details. As part of London Open House weekend, 12 artists, including Tracey Emin and Julian Opie, show light works accompanied by commissioned sounds by Sound Architecture, at Shine from 21-22 September. Venue: St Pancras Chambers, Euston Road, London NW1. Alessi is showing a retrospective of designer Marc Newson’s work to date, including his work for the manufacturer and also products and prototypes he has created for Cappellini, Ford and Ikepod at Marc so far… until 24 September. Venue: Alessi London showroom, 22 Brook Street, London W1. Youth culture and style magazine photographer Elaine Constantine shows a very different type of social scene at her exhibition Tea Dance until 19 October. Venue: Deluxe Gallery, 2-4 Hoxton Square, London N1. The results of this year’s Jerwood Applied Arts Prize can be seen from 19 September until 3 November. The winner is officially announced on 30 September. Venue: Crafts Council Gallery, 44a Pentonville Road, London N1.
A set of six stamps have been released to mark the 250th birthday of the Royal Academy of the Arts, and have been designed by renowned artists.
Earth is a kit made up of a model globe and smartphone app that uses augmented reality and artificial intelligence to teach people about the history of the world.
The design studio has created an abstract logo of a bridge reflected on water to represent the charity, which looks to protect and maintain England and Wales’ waterways.
A show at the Lettering Arts Centre in Suffolk will delve into the art of alphabets, tracing the history of communication design from ancient symbols to the sophisticated systems we