Twelve illustrators including Jasper Goodall, Mike Gillette, Pete Fowler, Jody Barton and Airside have been drafted in by Greenpeace to spotlight the destruction of the Indonesian rainforest. In commissioning these artists, Greenpeace believes it can communicate how illegal logging is causing an ecological crisis. The indigenous orangutan features prominently in the work – day-dreaming disaster (Goodall), surrounded by smouldering debris (Fowler, pictured) and raging, King Kong-like, among urbanised ruins (Airside). The show, called Save or Delete, runs from 17 July to 3 August at the.gallery.oxo in London’s Thames-side Oxo Tower Wharf.
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.
As World Mental Health Day takes place this week, we speak to designers, freelance creatives and illustrators about their experiences of mental illness or issues, and ask