Beck’s album The Information is released this week, designed by Big Active, in a bid to rekindle interest in collectible album artwork. ‘It has taken a year to complete,’ says Big Active creative director Gerard Saint. ‘Not to develop the blank packaging, but to commission the artwork for the stickers so fans can personalise disks.’ Song titles and ‘ambient’ graphics are included as stickers, and 200 limited-edition posters have been designed.
The games company’s Labo kit features flat-pack cardboard sheets that can be transformed into pianos, motorbikes and fishing rods when combined with the Nintendo Switch console.
An online survey of over 1,200 illustrators has found that the majority think they would struggle financially if illustration was their only source of income.
The Guardian redesigned in print and online, we spoke to Pentagram partner Michael Bierut and research found young people want creative jobs – the news from the last seven days.
The museum is set to open in September, and will include permanent galleries showcasing historical and current Scottish design and a temporary exhibition on the cultural impact of ocean liners.