London design group NMO Design has created the album artwork for Soulfields, an album by Devon’s deep house devotees The Rurals, due to be released next month on Peng Records. ‘The design started out by looking at the relationship of ploughed fields seen from above and Op Art works from the 1960s, especially the work of Bridget Riley,’ explains NMO creative director Nima Falatoori. ‘The initial designs were unfortunately a little bit too severe, so the design was softened with silhouettes of grass stalks bleeding into the artwork.’
A set of six stamps have been released to mark the 250th birthday of the Royal Academy of the Arts, and have been designed by renowned artists.
Earth is a kit made up of a model globe and smartphone app that uses augmented reality and artificial intelligence to teach people about the history of the world.
The design studio has created an abstract logo of a bridge reflected on water to represent the charity, which looks to protect and maintain England and Wales’ waterways.
A show at the Lettering Arts Centre in Suffolk will delve into the art of alphabets, tracing the history of communication design from ancient symbols to the sophisticated systems we