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.
The visual system created by SomeOne is based on movement patterns of birds gliding on thermal columns, which allow them to travel long distances with ease.
As part of our series on design in 2019, Rosy Greenlees OBE, executive director of the Crafts Council, looks at what will happen in furniture design over the next 12
Etienne Bardelli has created the graphics for a Chevrolet Impala and Volkswagen camper van, which move around the vast country collecting local people’s experiences to be shared online.
As part of our series on design in 2019, Katie Cadwallader, senior designer at Supple Studio, looks at what will happen in packaging design over the next 12 months.