At the Design Council’s fringe debate on British identity, held in Brighton, debate chairman and editor of The Independent Andrew Marr told us how our identity is really formed. It has nothing to do with design and everything to do with films, he says, with The Full Monty and Trainspotting proving particularly influential. “Britain is that country full of little people who rip their clothes off, take heroin and have a great time,” said Marr, quoting his New York correspondent.
Experts on branding (Jack Renwick), social design (Sophie Thomas), exhibition design (Lucienne Roberts) are joined by Ustwo design director Helen Fuchs, The Guardian’s digital director Ben Longden and many more.
Mantzaris, who will be speaking at Offset design festival in Dublin this April, tells us all about what goes into making films such as Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs and
The symbols representing different sports have been created by Japanese graphic designer Masaaki Hiromura, and aim to communicate with an international audience.
The 140-year-old North London venue has been given a new look to stop it being seen as a giant, “corporate” gig space and show that it is embracing the local