Snowboarding, Berlin and recycling are just three aspects of German life represented on Brighten the Corners’ posters and postcards designed to encourage British schoolchildren and students to learn German. The campaign is a follow-on from a similarly lighthearted project last year and is designed to play on the stereotypical view of Germans portrayed in the British press, with tabloid headlines and straplines. Thus Oliver Kahn, ‘Learn German (and let it all in)’ sits alongside Rottweiler ‘Learn German (it’s love at first bite)’. The work is launched in schools and colleges in April.
The Wild lets users design spaces and share their vision “in real time”, which the company claims can help bridge the gap between ideas and reality
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.