Formica, until now better known for its decorative laminates, has launched a clothing range to support its 2004 collection. Fabrics and fashion designer Lyn Randall created the six outfits, which the company claims capture the ‘essence’ of styling new surfacing products such as Rattan Bamboo and Copper Treadworks in its Veneers and Metallics ranges. The collection debuted last week in the suitably synthetic environs of Madame Tussauds. Trendsetter Kate Moss was, inexplicably, not in attendance.
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.