There’ll be a bit of a designer knees-up later this month when photographer Martin Parr has a book launch at Delphina in London’s Bermondsey. The book, Flowers, is designed by Browns and the event is sponsored by paper company Munken. Hang on a minute, sounds a bit like an evening last year, when paper company GF Smith invited half the design community to East One restaurant in London’s Clerkenwell to meet photographer Rankin. That was then followed by a book designed by Sea. Which only goes to show that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
The immersive installation by McDermott & McGough is also a functional secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.
As World Mental Health Day takes place this week, we speak to designers, freelance creatives and illustrators about their experiences of mental illness or issues, and ask