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’.
This year winning work will be given a bigger platform than ever before, we are assembling our biggest ever judging panel and categories have been tweaked for maximum relevance.
The light art festival is committing more than £50,000 to fund six new designs ahead of its November 2021 event in Durham, UK.
KB Architects led the project to transform the office facility into a working lab within three months.
We speak to the incoming CEO about why design needs to be at the forefront of “build back better” operations, and how her previous business background will help in her