Royal College of Art graduates Jayne Alexander-Closs and Violetta Suzzet Boxill have designed publicity material for the RCA’s Centenary Degree Show. Their London group Alexander Boxill has created 13 invitations in varying colourways, a poster and a special typeface for the occasion. It is also in the process of designing signs. Part One of the show, focusing on fine art, textiles, sculpture and bronze-casting, runs from 6 to 16 June. Part Two, which includes graphics, architecture, interiors, furniture, and products runs from 27 June to 7 July.
The new permanent displays are part of a year-long, Department for Transport led initiative to get more young people to study engineering.
This month, an exhibition opened showcasing 20 years of Penguin Essentials. Now, designers tell us about their favourite editions of books with illustrated covers.
Pentagram partner Michael Bierut has had a 40-year-career, which spans the ubiquitous Hillary Clinton US presidential campaign logo, Mastercard’s first rebrand in 20 years and the wayfinding for the New
Queens of Industry runs until 2019 at Leeds Industrial Museum, and tells the stories of working women who acted as industrial ambassadors for Britain throughout the 20th century.