Urbis is calling for entries to its Best of Manchester competition for Manchesterbased graphics, art, music and fashion designers. It will be judged by luminaries including Peter Saville and will form the basis of an exhibition at Urbis in August. For more details, visit www.urbis.org.uk.
A podcast series on designing for impact and a networking event for designers are among this month’s highlights.
Nesta U-Shisha has been positioned as a safer alternative to traditional pipes, potentially cutting down cancer risks and carbon emissions.
The capital’s most prominent design festival celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
This year’s competition invited designers in training to revamp the cover of three well-known books across adult fiction, adult non-fiction and children’s literature.