London’s Coningsby Gallery hosts an exhibition of illustrations curated by Design Week art director Ivan Cottrell next week, to celebrate the magazine’s 20th birthday. The illustrations have all featured on Design Week’s 1000 covers of the past 20 years and represent some of the best illustrations commissioned, says Cottrell. ‘This is a good way of measuring how styles have changed across the years,’ he explains. The exhibition runs at 30 Tottenham Street, W1, from Wednesday 4 October to Friday 6 October, open from 10am to 6pm.
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Eureka! has created a new identity for Bristol Old Vic, which is based on its archive of typography and poster designs dating back to the 18th century.
Humphries Kirk has worked with the Design Business Association and its members for 30 years, helping design studios grow, transition and close when necessary, having recently assisted the sale of
Children’s book illustration student Viola Wang has scooped this year’s top prize, beating over 80 other entrants.