Dutch graphic artist and children’s author Dick Bruna exhibits his work at London’s Barbican Library until 3 November, the first time since 1955 he has shown in the capital. Bruna is known for his simple illustrations featuring bright colours and bold outlines (Miffy pictured). ‘I search around for a long time, throwing lots away… reducing everything to its essence,’ he explains.
A podcast series on designing for impact and a networking event for designers are among this month’s highlights.
Nesta U-Shisha has been positioned as a safer alternative to traditional pipes, potentially cutting down cancer risks and carbon emissions.
The capital’s most prominent design festival celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
This year’s competition invited designers in training to revamp the cover of three well-known books across adult fiction, adult non-fiction and children’s literature.