Thurrock 2015 is a mini graphic novel designed by Nils Norman to illustrate the proposals for a redeveloped Thames Gateway region for Essex. Launched last week by the General Public Agency, Norman’s tale follows an investigation field vehicle around a colourful, imaginary Thurrock-of-the-future. Mucking Marsh and East Tilbury dump are re-invented as a Thames flood protection system and a future wind farm. Norman’s work is an attempt to make an otherwise complex and intangible topic infinitely more palatable. Artist Helena Ben-Zenou has designed a poster featuring Polaroid shots of the development area to promote the scheme.
Developer Zach Lieberman and artist Molmol Kuo have launched an app that lets users create typography and graphics in their surroundings by using augmented reality technology.
The organisation, which gives the public access to hundreds of privately-owned houses and gardens across the UK, is looking to raise awareness, boost memberships and reveal itself as the UK’s
The celebrated American graphic designer Milton Glaser has compiled a book of over 400 of his posters from the last six decades. We speak to him about the new publication,
Charity New Story and construction company Icon have worked together to create a home using 3D-printing, an “affordable” and “fast” alternative to traditional house-building methods.