Pentagram’s Angus Hyland and Fernando GutiÃ©rrez watched their beloved 1960s, 1970s and 1980s Cuban film posters auctioned a few weeks back. But £1689 was raised for Havana’s Centro Desarollo de las Artes Visuales, much helped by a hapless auction-goer bidding against herself. An ex-Pentagram employee paid £130 for Las Doce Sillas, by Anon, egged on by the superslick auctioneer – ‘Round it up, easy for accounting’ and ‘£42 sounds better’.
Curated by Sea Design, the exhibition focuses on the geometric identity created by consultancy Roundel, which was used on British Rail’s freight trains in the 1980s and 1990s.
Rethinking Urban Mobility has been conducted by companies including Arup and the London Transport Museum, and looks at the impact of developments in transport such as self-driving cars on cities
Last week, we wrote about a series of long-lost Suffragette posters used to fight for women’s right to vote and work in the early 20th century. Now, we ask designers
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.