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.
Curated by Sea Design, the exhibition focuses on the geometric identity created by consultancy Roundel, which was used on British Rail’s freight trains in the 1980s and 1990s.
Rethinking Urban Mobility has been conducted by companies including Arup and the London Transport Museum, and looks at the impact of developments in transport such as self-driving cars on cities
Last week, we wrote about a series of long-lost Suffragette posters used to fight for women’s right to vote and work in the early 20th century. Now, we ask designers
The graphics of clubbing has been celebrated in a new book by designer Rick Banks. Now, designers reflect on their favourite nightclub identities from over the decades.