The Health and Safety Executive is to investigate ‘all aspects of the design’ of the inflatable art installation Dreamspace, which collapsed in a park in Co Durham at the weekend, killing two people. The HSE has set up a technical team that will work with Durham Police to investigate the ‘design and anchoring arrangements for the structure’, which was created by artist Maurice Agis.
An upcoming exhibition at the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries will highlight the origins of English graphic design as spearheaded by scribes, engravers and painters during this period.
Last week, we spoke to the author of a new book documenting the rise and fall of 1980s culture mag The Face, famously designed by Neville Brody. Now, designers
7-Inches for Planned Parenthood has released a compilation vinyl boxset featuring original work from the likes of designer Shepard Fairey and musician Björk to raise money for the charity.
Integrated packaging design specialist Equator Design shares advice on what it takes to stand out as a successful design consultancy in a competitive landscape and get known for it.