Billed as an ‘international overview’ of current creative talent, Area, a 400-page tome from Phaidon, is published on 10 October showcasing the work of 100 graphic designers including Daniel Eatock, Jonathan Ellery and Vince Frost. Ten ‘curators’, from Fernando Gutierrez to Stefan Sagmeister, have selected those people they believe have made the biggest impression on the discipline in the past five years. Ten ‘design classics’ were also chosen for their enduring, inspirational quality – work by Herb Lubalin, Eight Five Zero, Man Ray and Andy Warhol is among them. Changing wallpaper design at Prada New York by 2×4 pictured.
Production company Noah Media Group is behind the opening titles, animations and on-screen graphics for this year’s World Cup – we speak to art director Kim Teddy about how traditional
London-based consultancy LoveGunn has created a series of type-based posters inspired by 20th century Russian Futurism and Constructivism for this year’s World Cup.
The WC2018 predictor lives as a website and Instagram feed, displaying a number up to 100 for each country that indicates how well it’s likely to perform in the tournament.
Glasgow-based studio Tangent has created the campaign imagery for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival.