‘I love this picture of Louisa. Her face has got tremendous presence and she is extraordinarily dignified,’ says photographer Brian Warriner, who has been taking pictures of passers-by against the same wall in Clapham Junction since 1987. Unlike most photographers, Warriner prefers people with layers of clothes on. Louisa’s photo is one of ten runners-up for this year’s prestigious John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award. The winner is Jananne Al-Ani and all entries will be shown at the National Portrait Gallery for three months from 25 October.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
A new fundraising book features contributions from Manchester creatives including Peter Saville and Malcolm Garrett, which have been inspired by Tony Walsh’s poem This is the Place.
As Design Manchester celebrates its fifth birthday, we pick out our top exhibitions to catch at the festival, including a tribute to the book covers of Mancunian literary legend Anthony
Atlas has created the branding for the new fashion label, which will also be contributed to by other industrial and product designers.