Last week saw the closing credits run for design’s answer to The Italian Job when south London’s Cope & Glory handed over more than 4000 to charities from their re-creation of the cult British film. Cope & Glory’s Ian Nuttall and friends re-enacted the Mini Cooper-borne caper so faithfully it’s hard to know if this picture is an original film still or a holiday snap. Nuttall says: ‘We were amazed when we found the location they’d used on the film. It’s a military museum and the curator just looked at the cars and started smiling. It turned out he started his job the week they filmed there back in 1967.’ The boys even blagged their way to the rooftop test track of the old Fiat factory in Turin which also featured the film.
This week the Hindu festival of colours takes place, which sees communities across the world throw powder over each other to mark the start of Spring and celebrate love, joy
Experts on branding (Jack Renwick), social design (Sophie Thomas), exhibition design (Lucienne Roberts) are joined by Ustwo design director Helen Fuchs, The Guardian’s digital director Ben Longden and many more.
Mantzaris, who will be speaking at Offset design festival in Dublin this April, tells us all about what goes into making films such as Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs and
The symbols representing different sports have been created by Japanese graphic designer Masaaki Hiromura, and aim to communicate with an international audience.