With the ever growing cult of celebrity looming large among us, the Central Illustration Agency, in conjunction with its US affiliate Bernstein and Adriulli, has commissioned 72 illustrators for their visual views on the theme. Illustrators from countries including Italy, Germany, Japan, the US and Britain responded to the brief with a variety of ideas ranging from ‘the literal to the lateral, scathing to celebratory’, says a CIA spokeswoman. The ‘tongue-in-cheek’ work (from left to right: Donny Miller, Jessie Ford and Louisa St Pierre) will be on show at the Alphabet Bar on London’s Beak Street from 11 September. Postcard packs will be for sale for £7.50, with proceeds going to the Red Cross.
The Nottinghamshire forest best known for its association with make-believe rogue and hero Robin Hood has had a revamp, with a new visitor centre, branding and wayfinding centred around environment
The Wild lets users design spaces and share their vision “in real time”, which the company claims can help bridge the gap between ideas and reality
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.