Fine artist and photographer Ben Dray scoured the crafts quarter of Kumatuli in Calcutta to find the place where these statues were manufactured. ‘They’re religious icons of the goddess Kali. They’re stuffed with straw, covered with clay, then painted,’ he explains. The disposable icons may be burnt or sent down the river. Dray’s picture costs 90 and will be on sale with sculptures, paintings and prints at the Battersea Contemporary Art Fair from 30 to 31 March.
The Pentagram partner created the identities of both Fantastic Beasts films, as well as the overarching brand for the Wizarding World, which encompasses the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts franchises.
A highlight of the retail concept is a “trial space” resembling a basketball court, which features the brand’s manifesto in Arabic.
As part of our series on design in 2019, Clotilde Passalacqua, interior design leader at Ikea UK and Ireland, looks at what will happen in interior design over the next
Amid a tough retail climate and increasing competition from online stores, we look at how bricks-and-mortar shops are finding new ways to entice customers.