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.
A podcast series on designing for impact and a networking event for designers are among this month’s highlights.
Nesta U-Shisha has been positioned as a safer alternative to traditional pipes, potentially cutting down cancer risks and carbon emissions.
The capital’s most prominent design festival celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
This year’s competition invited designers in training to revamp the cover of three well-known books across adult fiction, adult non-fiction and children’s literature.