Production designer Mark Tildesley has created spaceship interiors and exteriors for director Danny Boyle’s latest film, Sunshine, released on 5 April. Boyle sought advice from scientist Dr Brian Cox and Seymour Powell director Richard Seymour, who has also worked with Virgin Galactic. They adopted a ‘more Nasa than Star Wars’ approach, says Seymour. Boyle briefed Tildesley to make the film’s Icarus II craft an ‘organic, living thing that could break down and need to be fixed’.
Benjamin Brush has been conceived by tech start-up BleepBleeps, and sees a colourful, ergonomic design inspired by children’s toys.
The eight briefs ask entrants to find design solutions for social, environmental and economic problems, including wellbeing in the workplace and pollution caused by non-sustainable packaging waste.
Pentagram’s Marina Willer has released a personal documentary about her Jewish father’s escape from Nazi rule during World War Two. We speak to the graphic designer about her first feature
The Independent Review of the Creative Industries has been conducted by Sir Peter Bazalgette, and looks to encourage the Government to invest more funding and training into the sector.