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’.
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Brand consultancy Landor says it approached this wide-ranging brand identity with careful consideration about the current state of the country.
Some of our favourite projects from the month include Anthony Burrill’s Covent Garden takeover and designers’ support of Black Lives Matter.
“Cross-modal” transport, more inclusive design and identities that celebrate local heritage: what will the train station of the future look like?