Dutch designer Cees de Jong has edited and co-authored the first of two books about typefaces, called Type – A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles, Vol 1 1628-1900. With book design by German group Sense Net’s owner Andy Disl and due for publication by Taschen in August, the book traces the evolution of the printed letter. The two volumes will together feature works by William Caslong, Peter Behrens, Rudolf Koch and Eric Gill.
The V&A’s new permanent gallery, which tracks design from 1900 to now, aims to broaden the horizon with under-celebrated names and the help of Kim Kardashian’s selfies.
(Re)new supposedly requires 60% less packaging than the equivalent amount of water in bottled form, thanks to its five litre “bubble” concept.
Engineering Solutions: Air Pollution is informed by the company’s work in the sector, and is intended to complement existing science, design and technology curriculums.
The Royal Society of Arts has unveiled the winners of its 97th annual Student Design Awards, and these are the projects we think you should know about.