Talking of positions, what kind of gymnastic exertion do you think is required to model for erotic drawing? It’s a question we’d like to ask design PR and Forte Communication’s Giovanna Forte, who let slip this week that she’s doing some sexy sketching at
Astronaut, the fledgling design group launched by Bennett Interior Design, has completed interior and graphics concepts for contemporary Indian restaurant Anakana. Anakana founders Neil Gill and Maruk Miah are close to signing on a large site in the City of London this week. The restaurant will be modelled on the communal canteen dining of London […]
The Arts and Humanities Research Board are offering artists and scientists the chance to collaborate on projects spanning the creative arts, science and engineering with funding up to £35 000. Contact: www.ahrb.ac.uk, Alison Henry by e-mail at a.henry@ahrb. ac.uk or telephone 0117 987 6664 for further details.
Spencer du Bois has created the logo, identity and materials for the Building Tomorrow: Culture in Regeneration conference, which takes place in Manchester this week.
Andy Davey looks at how rapid prototyping technologies are driving the product design process Imagine a future where a printer can produce virtually any object you desire – from cutlery, ceramics or jewellery, to even electronics and gadgets – in three dimensions, in any material you desire, as quickly and effectively as your current 2D […]
Wardour Communications has designed this year’s World Economic Forum annual report.
Czech ceramic designers Daniel Pirsc and Maxim Velcovsky have created a collection of white porcelain pieces for Applied Arts Agency exhibition Czech Mania, which opens on 21 March. The collection, entitled The Unbearable Whiteness of Being, after Czech novelist Milan Kundera’s novel, features vases and a carriage clock (both exhibits pictured by Velcovsky) among others. […]
Ah, lookie-likies. The comedy fallback position for many a hard-pressed ‘humorist’. Who can forget David Seaman and Mr Pringle Packaging? Or Emmanuel Petit and My Little Pony? Well now we can give you Royal College of Art rector and Design Council chairman Professor Sir Christopher Frayling and a French waiter (pictured). Thanks to our spies […]
Hudson Fuggle has designed an identity for the Inside Out Trust, a charity that works with prison inmates. The marque will be applied to print material from this week.
Why does the design industry find words, and marketing words in particular, so frightening? Colum Lowe in his Private View (DW 6 February) found it necessary to argue for the adoption of the word ‘brand’.
Professor Sir Christopher Frayling and Professor Adrian Forty will both be recognised in the Sir Misha Black Memorial awards next week. Frayling receives the Memorial Medal for Distinguished Services to Design Education and Forty receives the Innovation in Design Education award.
Output has designed EP sleeves for drum ‘n’ bass artists Futuretech and Drumsound & Simon Bassline Smith. The Drumsound cover (pictured) takes inspiration from mapping conventions and geographical influences, says Output managing director Dan Moore, who d