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.
From circular economies within fashion to rehabilitating indigenous communities, a crop of young designers are focusing on design’s capacity for social change.
The poster database is a partnership between Glug and It’s Our Time, targeted at people who have not voted before.
Commissioned by the Wellcome Trust, The Liminal Space has created a travelling installation to help some of the 3.2 million UK workers who regularly contribute to the nightshift economy.
Cars: Accelerating the Modern World — the first exhibition exclusively dedicated to automobiles at the museum — explores the machine’s history and future.