Last week, we visited the Design Museum’s latest exhibition, which explores Soviet Russia. Now, from the Elizabethan era to modernist early-20th century, designers tell us what time period they would love to see brought to life in a museum space.
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The Beautiful Meme has designed the festival’s branding, which is based around a series of colourful animations using the classic D&AD pencil.
Last week, we wrote about V Festival’s new branding, which emulates the colourful look of existing music events. Now, designers tell us about their favourite festival designs.
The museum’s new exhibition looks at the unrealised, communist architecture of Soviet Russia alongside propaganda posters from the era, and it entices visitors to draw parallels with society today.
We look at some of the key designs launched at this year’s Wearable Technology Show in London, including an augmented reality simulation of operations designed to be used by surgeons and an indoor smog detector.
You now have a couple more weeks to enter the Design Week Awards, which is back with a bunch of new awards alongside our most popular categories. It’s time to get entering.
This month, you can explore the architecture and propaganda posters of Soviet Russia, show Pentagram designers your portfolio and brush up on your logo knowledge.
The show takes place at University of Reading’s Museum of Rural English Life, and will include 175 Ladybird covers.
Aldridge, who has died aged 73, created outrageous, psychedelic illustrations, books and album covers for the likes of The Beatles, The Who, Elton John and Penguin’s science fiction titles. We look back at his illustrious life.
Last week, we wrote about a new Pink Floyd exhibition set to open at the V&A in May. We ask designers which musicians, alive or deceased, they’d love to see immortalised in a museum.
An on-the-ground look at protest poster art, and redesigns for Butcombe Brewery and Frieze contemporary art magazine – the important design news from the last seven days.
Publishing house Vintage’s in-house design team has collaborated with graphic design students from Kingston University to create a series of posters based on the book On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder. Each chapter of the book – which looks to compare present day personality politics with the regimes of Hitler […]
US-based print collective Fatherless is set to hold its first exhibition in London, called Alternative Facts. The exhibition is designed to be a direct response to the state of the US under president Donald Trump, as well as the current political climate globally. The monoprints on display use brightly coloured graffiti-style graphics, featuring images such […]
Freelance graphic designer and illustrator Edward Wood has launched a new exhibition of his work called It’s the Little Things. The London-based designer has recreated in illustration form a series of matchbox labels from Japan, India and Russia, dating from the early 20th century. It’s the Little Things runs until 7 April at Acqua7, 7 […]
Michael Rakowitz and Heather Phillipson have been chosen as the next two artists to design commissions for the Fourth Plinth site in London’s Trafalgar Square. Rakowitz’s design is based on his The Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist project started in 2006, which has recreated over 7,000 archeological artefacts looted from the Iraq Museum during the Iraq […]
The Critical Edge features a series of seven recent works by American artist Richard Tuttle, assembled from layers of vibrant fabric purchased in New York and Maine, US. Sewn by hand and with a sewing machine, the combined cloths also incorporate wood and nails. Tuttle’s work in general is concerned with the intrinsic qualities of […]
London-based lighting design consultancy Nulty has designed a lighting scheme for Keflavik International Airport in Iceland, which looks to reimagine the Northern Lights. The design comprises an interactive installation of LED outdoor lights, which project a sequence of different colours onto the ceiling of the airport’s arrivals and departures lounges. The installation reacts to live […]
Es Devlin has worked on the set design for Ugly Lies the Bone, a new play by Lindsey Ferrentino that examines the use of virtual reality (VR) in treating soldiers experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder. The set takes the form of a bowl-shaped basin with moving images projected onto it that simulate the world as though […]
White Cube gallery in London is showcasing a selection of American artist Fred Tomaselli’s work in a new exhibition called Paper. The exhibition includes photograms and collages by Tomaselli, as well as his series of digital reproductions of the New York Times’ front pages, titled The Times. The reproductions feature illustrations drawn on top of […]
Fathom Architects has designed a 12m² moveable pod structure to be used for podcast recordings, which has been conceived in collaboration with Dn&co. The Pod, which seats up to six people, has now launched at White City Place, the former BBC Media Village in London’s White City. The design team drew inspiration from temporary structures, […]
Amnesty International Hong Kong has launched its “Every Freedom Needs a Fighter” campaign, which looks to highlight the erosion of the country’s freedom of expression laws. As part of the campaign, Amnesty International opened a pop-up bookstore in central Hong Kong that sold over 1,000 censored or blacked out books to suggest that this could […]
The consultancy has been commissioned to work on separate exhibition spaces focusing on the historical interpretation of Lincoln, St Albans and the Cathedral Church of St Marie in Sheffield, which have all received Heritage Lottery funding.
We speak to Daniel Herrmann, curator at the new Eduardo Paolozzi exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery, about what visitors can expect to see at the show.
Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters and Nick Mason have been brought together with the designers who helped define the visual language of the band ahead of a V&A show, which is set to be on the same scale as the museum’s David Bowie exhibition.
Designed by Matheson Marcault, Game Changers: Another Way to Play will run alongside a weekend-long games and play festival at Somerset House.
From a new Netflix series on design to a drop in students taking design at university – the important design news from the last seven days.
Last week, Morag Myerscough transformed the interiors of Sheffield Children Hospital’s new wing with colourful designs to alleviate patients’ anxiety. Now, we ask designers about the work that most helps their state of mind.
This month, you can hear a talk by SEA founder Bryan Edmondson and binge watch a new Netflix docu-series featuring graphic designer Paula Scher.
Sir John Soane’s Museum has worked with ScanLAB projects to realise the experience, which allows an online audience to explore key pieces online.