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 collaborative concept album was creatively directed by Pentagram’s Abbott Miller, with illustrations from Ori Toor and animations by 1983 studio.
Studio Sutherland has given the organisation a “modern, accessible and easily usable” identity that is centred on the arches found in UK churches.
The studio has collaborated with King’s College London on Urban Mind, to allow users to capture their mood in the city over a 14-day period.
Last week Wales’ Future Generations Commissioner suggested a “guaranteed state income”, similar to a universal basic income (UBI), for creatives would help mitigate the effects of the pandemic on their