A hundred skateboards illustrated by Adam Neate are to be hung in London’s Blink Gallery this month before going on sale across the UK. The exhibition, which runs from 22-26 April, is the first of a new venture by Clown Skateboards, called Clown Collectibles, which will produce one-off short run items for sale at normal prices. Decks will be available to buy in skate shops for £50 from May. Clown Skateboards is five years old this year and has always had close associations with artists. Its logo and first range of decks were designed by Banksy.
As part of our series looking at up-and-coming creatives, we speak with freelance illustrator Kristyna Baczynski about how her Ukrainian heritage inspired her to make a graphic novel, why she
This year, the showcase of up-and-coming designers’ work challenges everything from ‘manspreading’ and loneliness in older people, to sustainability and smart phone addiction.
Norway’s capital has been rebranded by design consultancy Creuna, which aims to strengthen links between the municipality and its citizens.
Illustrators and designers including Quentin Blake, Frith Kerr and Antony Gormley have interpreted the number 30 for the museum’s birthday.