This coming month you can catch a new installation by Wolfgang Buttress at Wirksworth Festival, or explore this year’s London Design Festival, including talks hosted by the Design Week team.
Jon Daniel looks back on the rich life and career of designer Michael Thompson, who was the subject of his Four Corners column in 2013.
WKD has overhauled its brand to help close the gap between “consumer interests and demands” and introduced a bold new look inspired by oil painting.
The permanent Medicine Galleries will cost £24 million and are being designed by Wilkinson Eyre Architects to host objects from The Welcome Collection at the Science Museum.
A pop-up book version of the V&A Dundee has been unveiled, created by designers Tessa Asquith-Lamb and Martin Baillie. The miniature V&A Museum of Design Dundee emerges from a large book, and is on show at Edinburgh International Book Festival, and sits alongside smaller kit versions to allow children to create their own paper museums. […]
Graphic designer Christoph Stolberg has created the monograph for French artist Henri Barande, The Work Beyond, creating an algorithm that gives each of the 4,000 limited-edition books a different design. The concept for the book jacket came about when Stolberg visited the artist’s studio and noted the tightly hung sequences in which his canvases were […]
Paris-based graphic designer Bastien Contraire has created Undercover, a book of duotone stencil images grouped together with one “odd one out” for readers to find. Each page shows a range of similar things, such as fruit, hats or dogs, in which one of the group is slightly out-of-place. Some spreads show subtle visual jokes – an […]
Belly Kids are paying tribute to famous couples with its new #relationshipgoals colouring book, Modern Lovers. The illustrations cover everyone from big name celeb couples such as Beyoncé and Jay Z to famous onscreen romances, including Mulder and Scully from the X-Files. Modern Lovers is available to buy from bellykids.bigcartel.com
Kontrapunkt has created the packaging for a new range of alcohol fruit spreads from Orkla Foods Danmark. The packaging for Danish Selection features a round label concept and distinctive, bright colour palette, including turquoise, tangerine and violet. Kontrapunkt has used a large typeface for the fruit names and alcohol description, making the typography the focal […]
DR.ME founders Ryan Doyle and Mark Edwards have produced a book that looks at the use of collage by contemporary graphic designers. The book focuses particularly on approaches to collage in the era of the World Wide Web and social media. It features 50 designers and studios from 14 different countries, including Stefan Sagmeister, Mat […]
Frozen potato product supplier Lamb Weston bought in Williams Murray Hamm to design a new “state of the art innovation centre” in the US, featuring interior graphics that read “take a walk in our potato dreamland.” Williams Murray Hamm had previously created a new identity for Lamb Weston’s global business, and was brought in to […]
London-based graphic designer Yoni Alter is putting a digital slant on his colourful, abstract city prints, with an app version of his work. The Shapes of Cities game allows users to improve their visual memory while learning about cities and architecture, and covers a number of locations including Berlin, Buenos Aires, London and Seoul.