Trickett & Webb has designed promotional material – including invitations, posters and a catalogue – for a Peter Blake retrospective, called Commercial Art, which opens at the London Institute on 4 August. The show is a foretaste of an exhibition of sculpture by Blake at the institute in October. Commercial Art showcases the artist’s commissioned work for clients, in both advertising and design, including Volkswagen and Wedgwood. ‘Blake’s work is always an interesting crossover between fineand commercial art,’ says Brian Webb, long-time Blake collaborator and design lead on the project.
Announced at this year’s Adobe Max conference, designers and illustrators will be able to use the image editing and design software on a touchscreen device in 2019.
Adobe’s latest piece of software enables designers, illustrators and artists to create lifelike oil and watercolour paintings on-screen using their stylus as a paintbrush, and also allows them to delete
Familiar symbols of music production such as play, pause and fast-forward were used alongside photographs of current students to create an “active” look.
The galleries in Great Missenden explore the life of the children’s author, who lived in the village – an inspiration for many stories – for 36 years.