Soccer stars, sex clubs and mariachi singers jostle for space on the walls of Mexico City in a collection of posters, murals and flyers from Princeton Architectural Press. Sensacional: Mexican Street Graphics, published next week, celebrates the vivid, exuberant signage adorning buildings throughout the country. Featuring an introduction by design historian Steven Heller and a foreword by musician David Byrne, the book presents these hand-painted works – often by unknown artists – as a thrilling vernacular style.
Organised by file sharing service Loop.gl, London Loop will see work by designers and other creatives displayed in public spaces all over the city.
Bad News is a new research project from the University of Cambridge and Dutch media company Drog, which aims to help the public spot misinformation on their social media feeds
Discussed at this year’s Design Indaba, Netherlands-based design graduate Tomo Kihara has created a product that aims to spark conversation between homeless people and passers-by.
Curated by Sea Design, the exhibition focuses on the geometric identity created by consultancy Roundel, which was used on British Rail’s freight trains in the 1980s and 1990s.