As the humble fork and knife are just so ‘banal’, Central St Martins graduate Rhys Ifan has created a range of tableware and cutlery to challenge and provoke us every time we sit down for a snack. Finger Food (pictured) explores the relationship between fingers and food; Lay to Rest comments on food and death; and Weapons of Mass Dissection ‘examines the nature of cutlery – tools that cut, stab and tear’. ‘Quality of life should be about different experiences, and there is no reason why these experiences should have to be pleasurable,’ explains killjoy Ifan. How it must gall him to share a name (well, almost) with the actor who portrayed feather-brained ‘masturbating Welshman’ Spike in Notting Hill.
Bulletproof’s redesign of Pizza Express’ supermarket range and Sadler’s Wells Theatre’s new membership materials are both included in the 54-strong shortlist for this year’s awards.
We recently wrote about a long-lost Albanian alphabet, discovered by a university student from Kosovo. Now, typographers and graphic designers tell us about their favourite scripts, from Arabic ones
Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill has created the Saatchi Suite where visitors can experience and purchase the art and design which has been curated within the space.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative