Publisher Thames & Hudson launches a travel series next week entitled Style City. The Senate created initial concepts and Grade Design realised the concepts – designing jackets and refining visuals to create the books. Targeting a young, affluent audience the books are visually led, says Grade Design creative director Peter Dawson. ‘Photography [by Anthony Webb and Ingrid Rasmussen] is very important. We wanted to make the books as vibrant as possible,’ Dawson says. A series of ten books is planned, with London (cover and spread pictured) and Paris the first to launch.
The Wild lets users design spaces and share their vision “in real time”, which the company claims can help bridge the gap between ideas and reality
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.