Conrad Leach’s prints and paintings celebrate 25 years since Elvis’s death, at Thankyouverymuch, from 5 September to 3 October. Venue: Dust, 27 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1. The basic human needs for solace is the subject matter for 16 international artists showing sculpture and video at Somewhere: places of refuge in art and life, from 7 September until 2 November. Venue: Angel Row Gallery, 3 Angel Row, Nottingham NG1 6HP. Designer Tord Boontje shows furniture, lighting and glassware from his latest evolving collection, Wednesday, at Inflorescence, from 6 September until 12 October. Venue: Barrett Marsden Gallery, 17-18 Great Sutton Street, London EC1.
The graphics of clubbing has been celebrated in a new book by designer Rick Banks. Now, designers reflect on their favourite nightclub identities from over the decades.
Eureka! has created a new identity for Bristol Old Vic, which is based on its archive of typography and poster designs dating back to the 18th century.
Humphries Kirk has worked with the Design Business Association and its members for 30 years, helping design studios grow, transition and close when necessary, having recently assisted the sale of
Children’s book illustration student Viola Wang has scooped this year’s top prize, beating over 80 other entrants.