The theme for Expo 98 in Lisbon is The Oceans: A Future Heritage. HP:ICM, which won the Foreign & Commonwealth Office bid to design, produce and manage the UK pavilion, plans to ‘immerse visitors in a seamless, unexpected, entertaining walk-through experience’, says creative director Nigel Lloyd Jones. The pavilion’s centrepiece will tell the story of an innovative island people’s relationship with the seas, he adds. Branson Coates is also working on this project and the pavilion for Expo 2000 in Hanover, where the theme will be Mankind: Nature: Technology. HP:ICM’s five-strong graphics team is designing the pavilions’ logos and will also handle literature, merchandising and signage.
The independent music and arts festival based in Wales is in its 16th year, and celebrates its non-corporate ethos by commissioning a different illustrator annually to create its look and
The Association of Illustrators recently launched its #priceitright campaign, to encourage creatives to demand the right fees – the organisation shares its advice for freelancers.
A set of six stamps have been released to mark the 250th birthday of the Royal Academy of the Arts, and have been designed by renowned artists.
Earth is a kit made up of a model globe and smartphone app that uses augmented reality and artificial intelligence to teach people about the history of the world.