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.
The tournament is set to take place in Australia and New Zealand, and local artists have been engaged to help create the identity.
Design studio Anak has redesigned the identity of Mandai Wildlife Group, which runs Singapore Zoo, with a view to engaging people with biodiversity.
Sunak’s spending review pledges to move the country on from the pandemic, with some business tax relief planned, but question marks remain over the impact of cost of living increases.
We speak with product designers about how micro-mobility vehicles like e-bikes and scooters can be made appealing for wide-ranging modern audiences.