The 1950s custom car culture is the theme of an exhibition, called Kar Krafts – Gasoline Art, which opens in Studio Voltaire, London on 8 December. Featuring cars, engines, art, sculpture, photography and jewellery inspired by the US West Coast custom ‘hot rod’ culture, the exhibition is organised and designed by Dean and Mick Micetich in collaboration with Vegas Design founder Julian Balme.
The week-long festival will also host speakers including interaction design expert Daljit Singh and representatives from Heatherwick Studio.
His installation for London Design Festival draws on a number of inspirations, from clubbing in the 1990s to fake Crimean villages.
Form and functionality have long been the focus of design, but a growing number of designers are shifting away from this, creating projects that prioritise history, culture and narrative in
The new look, which includes revised colours, illustration guides, graphics and a bespoke typographic styling, aims to strengthen Duolingo’s brand identity across its expanding product line.