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 council has chosen design consultants Publica to provide strategic oversight for its £235 million plan, which may include “more plants, reduced traffic and fewer building emissions”.
Some 25 years on from its first launch, the series dedicated to great thinkers and philosophers is being updated with 20 more titles.
The visual refresh hopes to make the data-heavy environmental and energy resources magazine stand out from its competitors.
D&AD foundations director Paul Drake advises design graduates and those studying to make the most of the current spirit of “generosity” in the industry.