Thomas.Matthews has designed the exhibition, which explores the social, physical and historical relevance of board games.
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Design conference Offset has been going since 2008, taking over Dublin for three days a year with inspirational, educational and amusing talks from an array of well-known and up-and-coming designers. Having started up a London festival last year, it hits Sheffield for the first time in 2016, and will feature 60 speakers across two stages. We’ve put together a handful of must-see talks.
Callum Lumsden’s studio has worked with Gensler on a redesigned MoMA Design store in New York where new merchandising solutions have been created, to give the store closer ties with the museum.
Design and Art Direction (D&AD) has announced its briefs for the next edition of its student and graduate awards New Blood, which have been set by partners including Arjowiggins and Adobe.
ZMMA has been selected to work on the Scottish Design Galleries at the V&A Dundee following an open tender and has been praised for a design which is “sure to inspire”.
The annual design event in Manchester is showcasing work by Alan Kitching, as well as hosting talks, workshops, and film screenings at venues across the city.
Exhibitions set to open at the museum include the ninth edition of the Beazley Designs of the Year, and Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World.
The design organisation launched in 1976 and has offered talks from well-known and up-and-coming designers for the last four decades.
From the Apple store’s refreshed interior design, to the Science Museum’s interactive new gallery – we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery is the Science Museum’s new £6 million space, which includes 50 interactive exhibits teaching visitors about scientific concepts.
The annual design event in Newcastle is showcasing work by emerging and established designers, including Angus Hyland and Alan Kitching.
The new museum is due to open in New York in 2019, and hopes to see 4.3 million annual visitors.
The Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism (BEAU) is being shown in the United States for the first time in an exhibition at The Cooper Union, New York. It features 22 selected projects from contemporary Spanish architects, showcasing large-scale image displays and audio-visual commentary about the winning projects, as well as drawing reproductions and architectural […]
MET Studio has designed the guest of honour pavilion at Guadalajara International Book Fair, which is one of the largest bookfairs in the world and brings together 1,900 publishing houses from 44 countries and more than 20,000 book professionals. This year the guest of honour pavilion focuses on Latin America. MET Studio chairman Alex McCuaig […]
David Bowie’s personal art collection will go on display at Sotheby’s auction house in London this November. The three-part sale will include a selection of 400 items from the late musician’s collection, including works by British 20th century artists such as Henry Moore, Graham Sutherland, Frank Auerbach and Damien Hirst. The collection will be open […]
Antony Gormley’s new exhibition sees London’s White Cube gallery divided up into 15 chambers, creating a labyrinth-style experience for visitors to explore. Each of the created spaces is different in size and uniquely lit. The exhibition features installations including Gormley’s Sleeping Field, which is composed of nearly 600 small iron sculptures resembling hundreds of individual […]
Virgin Trains is set to reveal mini sculptures of famous British trains at the world’s smallest train exhibition, taking place at King’s Cross station in London. Icons of the East Coast will showcase micro-sculptures created by miniature artist, Salavat Fidai. The exhibition is free to attend, and takes place on 3 October. Head here for […]
Consultancy Lippincott has announced the North American debut of its exhibition, Like me: Our Bond with Brands, following on from its run at London’s Design Museum. The exhibition examines society’s “evolving and complex” relationship with brands through the mediums of sculpture, pop art, painting and digital media. It will run at the Condé Nast Gallery […]
London hotel Hilton Bankside has commissioned a living art installation made of various types of foliage. Florist All for Love has created the typographic installation, which spells out Bankside using ferns, ivy and English herbs. Ruth Davis, founder at All for Love, says: “The concept is to create a modern yet living structure that reflects […]
A giant paper sculpture has been erected in Times Square, New York. Tahiti Pehrson has created the installation, which required 91 metres of paper to make. The installation is made up of several giant cut-out patterns, which make use of light and shadows to enhance the shapes. The paper sculptures aim to reflect personal moments […]
The Science Museum’s Mathematics Gallery that will open in December has been captured in a new animation the shows the patterns of airflow around the Handley Page aircraft, which hangs at the centre of the gallery. The layout of showcases, and development of the pod-structures around the airplane have also been informed by the airflow of […]
Artist Conrad Shawcross has created a new architectural installation in London, in collaboration with architectural practice CF Møller Architects. The Optic Cloak is 49 metres high by 20 metres wide, and is made of aluminium cladding with perforated, triangular panels. The Panels fold across the surface of the tower, which forms geometric patterns, to create […]
An entryway installation and new outdoor gallery space have been designed for this year’s Frieze, which has a “celebratory”.
This month, Glasgow’s annual design festival will host a mixture of workshops, conferences, panel discussions and competitions over seven days.
Last week, we wrote about a new college which hopes to offer students an “alternative route” into design. Now, we ask established creatives – how did you get into the field, and what advice would you offer young people starting out?
The north of England will be inundated with design this month, as festivals and conferences hit Sheffield, Manchester and Newcastle.
The new exhibition at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising will present 1970s record sleeves, posters and magazines, symbolising the rebellion of the punk era.
Last week, we wrote about a new book on the design processes of Lance Wyman, which is soon to be published by Unit Editions. Now, we ask designers – whose rough sketches would you love to delve into?
Design Junction moves to King’s Cross and overhauls format to build show around more divisible spaces and a new emphasis on interaction.
The Victoria and Albert museum is host to exhibitions, talks, installations and design-led products for this year’s LDF – we sum up the things to catch.