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.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
A new fundraising book features contributions from Manchester creatives including Peter Saville and Malcolm Garrett, which have been inspired by Tony Walsh’s poem This is the Place.
As Design Manchester celebrates its fifth birthday, we pick out our top exhibitions to catch at the festival, including a tribute to the book covers of Mancunian literary legend Anthony
Atlas has created the branding for the new fashion label, which will also be contributed to by other industrial and product designers.