CALL FOR ENTRIES • International Design Competition Osaka 2005 aims to build bridges between designers and industrial communities. Deadline for entries is 31 October. Applications must be made on-line. Details: www.jdf.or.jp/eng/compe/index.html. EXHIBITIONS • The Beatles Unseen shows a collection of unique photographs from the book by Mark Hayward and Keith Badman, from 21 to 25 October. Venue: Hoopers Gallery, 15 Clerkenwell Close, London EC1. Details: www.hoopersgallery.co.uk. • Frieze Art Fair runs from the 21 to 24 October and includes sculptures, installations, performance art, film, music and talks. Venue: South Side, Regents Park, London NW1. Details: www.friezeartfair.com.• Zoo Art Fair supports emerging contemporary art talent, and will be showcasing 28 UK project spaces, galleries, collectives, curatorial groups and publications, from 20 to 24 October. Venue: London Zoo, Prince Albert Gate, Outer Circle, Regents Park, London NW1. Details: www.zooartfair.com COMING UP • Cobra Beer, from Bangalore to Bedford is a presentation by Karan F Bilimoria, founder and chief executive of Cobra Beer, on 3 November from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Venue: Design Business Association, 35-39 old Street, London, EC1. Details: www.dba.org.uk.
LA-based designer Paul Woods has mined his professional and personal experience to create a “straight-talking” handbook for design grads.
The wide-ranging redevelopment of Piccadilly Gardens will include a children’s playground, pedestrianised areas, new lighting and wayfinding.
Studio partner Marina Willer has reimagined a 1970s logo for the film magazine’s new look, which launches with four cover stars.
From a playful zine, to a “tribal” title sequence and “tongue-in-cheek” wine brand, these are the design projects that caught our eye in July.