Jean Muir is dead. Long live Jean Muir. You can see this sculpture by Glenys Barton and hear Muir talk about her aims as a fashion designer if you visit the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh before 30 September. The Speaking Likeness exhibition uses archived recordings of some of Scotland’s biggest stars – William Gladstone’s voice echoes from 1889, the late Labour Party leader John Smith talks about his dream of a Scottish parliament, writer Irvine Welsh discusses the prejudices of the literary establishment and Billy Connolly cracks jokes about shipyards. But the best has got to be Lulu singing Shout. Will Madame Tussauds catch on?
A set of six stamps have been released to mark the 250th birthday of the Royal Academy of the Arts, and have been designed by renowned artists.
Earth is a kit made up of a model globe and smartphone app that uses augmented reality and artificial intelligence to teach people about the history of the world.
The design studio has created an abstract logo of a bridge reflected on water to represent the charity, which looks to protect and maintain England and Wales’ waterways.
A show at the Lettering Arts Centre in Suffolk will delve into the art of alphabets, tracing the history of communication design from ancient symbols to the sophisticated systems we