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.
The design studio has created an abstract logo of a bridge reflected on water to represent the charity, which looks to protect and maintain England and Wales’ waterways.
A show at the Lettering Arts Centre in Suffolk will delve into the art of alphabets, tracing the history of communication design from ancient symbols to the sophisticated systems we
This year’s week-long celebration of design will see installations by Kellenberger-White, Studio Frith and Waugh Thistleton Architects, plus a refined, “playful” visual identity by Pentagram’s Domenic Lippa.
Weird World Cup is a project that sees 20 illustrators create humorous artworks, which will be sold online to raise money for education charity Football Beyond Borders.