Time Out this week launches the inaugural edition of London Republik, with a cover and teaser campaign designed by Johnson Banks. Group principal Michael Johnson says the magazine explores the notion of the capital as an autonomous entity, ‘separated from the rest of the country’. The artwork depicts London as ‘the egg of the yolk, the only cog, the ladder up in a sea of slippery snakes’. The black and red colour scheme and typeface play on the title and tap into Constructivist Russia, adds Johnson.
We recently wrote about a long-lost Albanian alphabet, discovered by a university student from Kosovo. Now, typographers and graphic designers tell us about their favourite scripts, from Arabic ones
Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill has created the Saatchi Suite where visitors can experience and purchase the art and design which has been curated within the space.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.