Flux Design’s publishing imprint, Suffolk and Watt, releases The Weird and Twisted Tale of Vince Ray this month. The first in a series of books on the British ‘low brow’ artist, it is billed as ‘a 92-page compendium of sleaze and horror’. The book features a collection of the past ten years of Ray’s artwork, which includes paintings (self-portrait and back cover of book pictured), T-shirt designs, sketches, illustrations and photography. Graphics are interspersed with anecdotal stories of the artist’s life and fictional pieces. The book costs £19.95 and is available on-line at www.vinceray.com.
The Design Council will work with the Mayor’s office to seek out and develop “innovation teams” to help the city bounce back from Covid.
Special Projects has designed the Moving Buttons concept, which could allow 50 people to use a screen every hour without touching the same spot.
Shift Agency will allow past and present students of the Shift education programme to work on client briefs and add to their portfolio.
Following the news of Bruce Blackburn’s passing at the age of 82, we look back on how the ubiquitous red logo was developed.