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.
This year’s week-long celebration of design will see installations by Kellenberger-White, Studio Frith and Waugh Thistleton Architects, plus a refined, “playful” visual identity by Pentagram’s Domenic Lippa.
Weird World Cup is a project that sees 20 illustrators create humorous artworks, which will be sold online to raise money for education charity Football Beyond Borders.
The British Dyslexia Association has put out guidelines that aim to encourage designers, businesses and teachers to consider those who struggle with reading and writing when making typeface, colour, spacing
Print your own tote bag, delve into film graphics and learn about the future of plastics at this year’s East London design festival, taking place 22-24 May.