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.
Games and augmented reality features for children sit alongside artificial intelligence features for parents, who can ask questions to find out about their child’s progress.
The winning entry of the product design competition will be awarded £3,000, while a further £2,000 will go to the university they study at.
We look at some of the most exciting product design stories from this year, including a reincarnated version of the Nokia 3310 handset, a touchscreen projector from Sony and a smart
The West Midlands city has been awarded £3 million, and will host a year-long series of events that will encompass art, design, theatre and more.