Magis has invited five international designers to reinvent traditional games to generate interest in outdoor pursuits in the age of the computer game. The games, which have been designed to be played by people of all ages, include Ross Lovegrove’s contemporary set of Lawn Bowls and Michael Young’s version of Hring Bol, the Icelandic answer to baseball. The games will be exhibited as a Collector’s Cabinet installation in the Design Museum’s Contemporary Design Gallery from 13 August to 27 October.
An upcoming exhibition at the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries will highlight the origins of English graphic design as spearheaded by scribes, engravers and painters during this period.
Last week, we spoke to the author of a new book documenting the rise and fall of 1980s culture mag The Face, famously designed by Neville Brody. Now, designers
7-Inches for Planned Parenthood has released a compilation vinyl boxset featuring original work from the likes of designer Shepard Fairey and musician Björk to raise money for the charity.
Integrated packaging design specialist Equator Design shares advice on what it takes to stand out as a successful design consultancy in a competitive landscape and get known for it.