A competition charting the future of boat design will seek Government approval today, when manufacturing minister Alan Johnson surveys the 20-strong shortlist of entries. Concept Boat 2002 floats ideas for prototypes of small, transportable craft that could help address problems such as increasing flood waters and congestion on the roads. Designs range from Keith Matthews’ pump-free inflatable to Chris Johnson’s Land Rover-inspired vessel. The competition will be on view at the Southampton Boat Show until 22 September.
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
This year’s week-long celebration of design will see installations by Kellenberger-White, Studio Frith and Waugh Thistleton Architects, plus a refined, “playful” visual identity by Pentagram’s Domenic Lippa.
Weird World Cup is a project that sees 20 illustrators create humorous artworks, which will be sold online to raise money for education charity Football Beyond Borders.