Musician Brian Eno will take the role of guest artistic director for next year’s Brighton Festival, working with Harrison, which is designing the festival’s branding.
Artist Keith Khan, head of culture for the London 2012 Olympic Games, will speak at Nissan’s new pop-up space Cube Store later this week.
Cornish brewery Skinner’s launches its new Christmas ale today, with labels illustrated by Nick Beringer and designed by Stuart Thorn.
Another Vision has designed the website for Bristol Watershed Media Centre’s Electric December, a digital advent calendar with 24 downloads created by young people aged between 14 and 21.
London Mayor Boris Johnson has expanded his Design Advisory Panel to include architects Sir Terry Farrell and Eric Parry.
Peter Saville will open a retrospective Alan Fletcher exhibition at Manchester gallery Cube in January.
Manchester-based consultancy The Market Creative is designing a retail concept for furniture manufacturer G Plan’s shop-in-shops.
Domestic technology company Miele is opening a new experiential showroom in London’s Cavendish Place, with retail design by its in-house team.
Branding group Heavenly has bought Martin Lambie-Nairn’s company ML-N, taking the partners into its business.
Arthur Steen Horne Adamson, Taxi Studio and Golley Slater were all winners at last night’s Cream Awards.
Patricia Urquiola has designed the interior of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Barcelona, which opens today. Urquiola claims that she ‘has not worked on looks, but on the sensation of mental quality and comfort’.
The city of Helsinki has pledged to make ‘city planning and service design’ interventions following its announcement as World Design Capital 2012, and is inviting help from the international design community.