British artists including Gavin Turk and Gary Hume unveil designs on scooter icon Vespa this week. The biggest names in Britart were asked to create graphics for the Vespa GT (Georgina Starr’s and Harland Miller’s pictured). The designs will be displayed at www.britart.com/artvespa from 1 November and the public will be invited to bid for the bikes, culminating in a live auction on 30 November. The bikes will be exhibited at the Eyestorm gallery on London’s Maddox Street between 23 and 30 November.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has commissioned the UK-based consultancy to design the exterior and interiors of the transport system’s passenger pods.
The London Design Festival 2017 exhibition taking place this week contains 30 diverse projects exploring the designer’s role in everything from protecting the environment to creating straight-up beautiful work.
London-based studio S-T has given the art magazine a new look, which looks to establish its “own voice” and appeal to a wider audience.