German graphic artist Hans Hillmann, who died in May, designed cinema posters for films including Pickpocket and The Seven Samurai and was a prolific award-winner on continental Europe.
Our most-read stories of the week 1. We talk to DesignStudio founders Paul Stafford and Ben Wright about building a 40-strong consultancy in five years, maintaining design integrity and rebranding Airbnb. Video: Rio 2. Marking two years to go until the Rio 2016 Olympics, the organisers have unveiled the ‘look’ of the games – showing […]
We’ve featured two contrasting case studies of how to run a design business on Design Week in the past few days.
Ever After has created a promotional video for Lego Education project StoryStarter which is rolling out across UK schools.
Given the fascinating history of Russia, it’s surprising to read that the UK has never staged an exhibition devoted to Russian photography.
Natasha Law’s distinctively bright, bold portraits – mostly of scantily clad ladies – are given a new twist in her forthcoming Put it on Paper show.
The art of Barbara Kruger often speaks the language of design to create a wry, sometimes bleak commentary on contemporary society that’s as relevant today as when it was first created.
Frida Kahlo can be credited for bringing a few looks to prominence – namely the monobrow, and the rebozo – or classic Mexican shawl.
The strange yet oddly familiar merging of wheeler-dealer tradesmanship and high-art is once again retuning to an east London car park, courtesy of Vauxhall’s annual Art Car Boot Fair.
Can a plastic bottle vehemently break the rules? Has a mug the capacity to be inherently insubordinate?
This June the inaugural Anxiety Arts Festival takes place across London, aiming to use the arts to raise awareness of mental distress.
Urban Salon’s Alex Mowat has a proposal to tackle waste from temporary exhibitions.