Young Canadian illustrator Marcel Dzama holds his first UK exhibition later this month, featuring cartoonish creatures inspired by the Renaissance grotesques of Dante’s Inferno. Darkly humorous images of human figures, lions and dragons display influences as diverse as Werner Herzog’s 1979 film Nosferatu, Goldilocks and the Three Bears and the artists Martin Kippenberger and Raymond Pettibon. Born in Winnipeg, where he lives and works, Dzama has also designed the exhibition catalogue. Drawings for Dante is at the Timothy Taylor Gallery, Bruton Place London W1, from 31 October-13 December.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s blockbuster science fiction film, Glazier Design has created a set of eight stamps that contain secret messages for fans.
Young designers should be taught to think critically rather than waste time learning how to time-manage and compile spreadsheets, says Miranda Bolter, design director at Superunion.
Kempinski, which was founded in Berlin in 1897, is Europe’s oldest five-star hotel group, and has been given a new visual identity by Paris-based studio Work in Progress.
Founded in 1907, the Scouts was set up as an organisation to help young people develop life skills and now, it has a UK membership of 450,000 children and 115,000