Amanda Levete of Future Systems has designed an installation, in the form of a curving wall of about 220 interlocking leaves, to be unveiled outside the Royal Festival Hall on the Southbank as part of the London Design Festival’s Materials Project. Designers were briefed to choose a material and ‘push it to its limits’ – Levete has used DuPont Corian for the thermoformed leaves.
Speaking at this year’s D&AD Festival in London, the graphic designer talks about the weird and wonderful world of Wes, brutal 8am starts and why her job felt like “playing
Creative director Jenny Theolin has launched a new platform that will name studios which treat their junior employees well based on “positive” reviews, rather than a “black-list” that shames companies.
The 30 shortlisted designs for this year’s Loewe Craft Prize will go on display at the museum this May, and the overall winner will be awarded €50,000.
The shortlist of 200 illustrators has been whittled down from over 3,000 entries, and will go on display at Somerset House in June.