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.
Industry professionals react to the European Commission’s decision to stop the UK from hosting the cultural programme as a result of Brexit.
Designer Morag Myerscough, architect Alison Brooks and urban planner Mike Rawlinson have been given the award this year, while structural engineer Tristram Carfrae has been named as the master of
Research from the Office for National Statistics has shown that full-time graphic designers earn £25,900 annually, which is less than musicians, journalists and architects.
The Future Starts Here explores the advantages and perils of ever-advancing technology and product design, from artificial intelligence to 3D-printing and cryogenic freezing.