SHH Architects & Design Consultants has had some strange requests in its time – a merchandising unit for fake moustaches being one of them – but nothing prepared it for the gold-plated dildo order. The group received a number of calls of an altogether more anatomical nature than normal, thanks to a cock up in the London Evening Standard, which printed SHH’s telephone number in an ad for Sh! Ladies’ Exotic Emporium. Apparently, the ‘how to strip’ evening classes were also popular, but so far managing director Graham Harris has resisted the urge to bare his all.
The 30 shortlisted designs for this year’s Loewe Craft Prize will go on display at the museum this May, and the overall winner will be awarded €50,000.
The shortlist of 200 illustrators has been whittled down from over 3,000 entries, and will go on display at Somerset House in June.
A new research project by Thomas.Matthews and students from the RCA is aiming to “continue the conversation” about sustainability in the publishing industry.
D&AD has launched its eclectic branding for its annual festival and awards, taking place this week – we look at how it was co-designed by Hato and thousands of people