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.
From upcycled cabinets to a spotlight on Baltic design, we run down the can’t-miss exhibitions and trade shows at this year’s London Design Festival.
The new look “places Peter front and centre” according to the publishing house, and has been designed by studio CreateFuture.
We speak with Transport for London designers about how they are using the organisation’s rich design history to help people navigate the city in new ways.
After a year off because of the pandemic, the museum is back with a slate of projects and installations for 2021 covering everything from climate change to AI.