Created by dance music pranksters/new media designers at Hex Media, this ‘post human eyesperm’ thing is one of many curiosities which will be littering London’s Barbican Art Gallery in September. Called Jam, the collection of style, music and technology has an admirable cast list so far. Furniture designer Tom Dixon, graphic gangs Tomato, Fuel and 10×5, and techno groovers Underworld give a taste of the likely cross-fertilisation, aided, of course, by the eyesperm.
The graphics of clubbing has been celebrated in a new book by designer Rick Banks. Now, designers reflect on their favourite nightclub identities from over the decades.
Eureka! has created a new identity for Bristol Old Vic, which is based on its archive of typography and poster designs dating back to the 18th century.
Humphries Kirk has worked with the Design Business Association and its members for 30 years, helping design studios grow, transition and close when necessary, having recently assisted the sale of
Children’s book illustration student Viola Wang has scooped this year’s top prize, beating over 80 other entrants.