Multimedia group MindWave Media has created a life-sized, animated shark display for Hull aquarium The Deep. The permanent exhibit, which launched last week, features a Grey Reef shark projected on to an invisible Holopro screen, creating the illusion that it is swimming in mid-air. Touch screen controls enable visitors to peel away layers to reveal the shark’s skin, muscles, intestines, skeleton and sensory system. ‘At any point, they can rotate the shark and look at it from different angles,’ says MindWave Media director Jef Maytom, adding that the display is made up of 6000 3D-modelled images. The group won the work, worth a £16 500 fee, after an unpaid, creative pitch in October.
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
This year’s week-long celebration of design will see installations by Kellenberger-White, Studio Frith and Waugh Thistleton Architects, plus a refined, “playful” visual identity by Pentagram’s Domenic Lippa.
Weird World Cup is a project that sees 20 illustrators create humorous artworks, which will be sold online to raise money for education charity Football Beyond Borders.