Another “lobbying force” emerged last week in Wood & Wood’s 30-year birthday exhibition (see Diary, page 17). Art-directed by Alan Fletcher, it brings together 34 designers to compile a 3D alphabet. The results have a witty twist, as you’d expect from folks like Michael Wolff, Janice Kirkpatrick and Colin Forbes. It’s one of the best expressions of creativity for some time – and it’s fun. Go to Pentagram’s office to see it – and take a client.
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Among the projects is a spatial audio technique that turns your living room into St Paul’s Cathedral and an AR app that fills your interiors with flowers.
From upcycled cabinets to a spotlight on Baltic design, we run down the can’t-miss exhibitions and trade shows at this year’s London Design Festival.
The new look “places Peter front and centre” according to the publishing house, and has been designed by studio CreateFuture.