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.
The 30 shortlisted designs for this year’s Loewe Craft Prize will go on display at the museum this May, and the overall winner will be awarded €50,000.
The shortlist of 200 illustrators has been whittled down from over 3,000 entries, and will go on display at Somerset House in June.
A new research project by Thomas.Matthews and students from the RCA is aiming to “continue the conversation” about sustainability in the publishing industry.
D&AD has launched its eclectic branding for its annual festival and awards, taking place this week – we look at how it was co-designed by Hato and thousands of people