Northover&Brown has designed a blockbuster exhibition for the British Library, which uses every surface of the space to create a highly immersive and illusory experience.
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This year’s exhibition features a more intuitive bike helmet, a discreet sexual health testing kit and a more inclusive Lego set for kids.
Lord Mandelson will also replace Luqman Arnold as chairman of the board of trustees from March next year.
From a new Airbnb interiors concept to a Design Museum exhibition showcasing the projects of the year – we round-up the important design news from the last seven days.
This month Design Week is celebrating its 30th birthday, and you can hear designer Jonathan Barnbrook discuss his long and illustrious relationship with typography.
The new Design Museum opened this month in London’s Kensington, and with it comes its annual exhibition celebrating the designs of the year.
From Design Week’s 30th birthday to a Design Museum exhibition created by Morag Myerscough – we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
Designer Maker User has been designed by Studio Myerscough and curated by Alex Newson, with the aim of creating a space that explores the reciprocal relationship between designers and consumers.
The new Design Museum, which will open to the public on 24 November, wants to appeal to a wider audience and break down elitist ideas of “good design”.
The new Design Museum is revealed, Falmouth University scraps its foundation design course for 2017, and US designers discuss Trump – the important design news from the last seven days.
Designed by MinaLima, the exhibition references 1920s New York, and features more than 40 original graphic art prints.
Andy Altmann, founder at Why Not Associates, and Andy Stevens, founder at Graphic Thought Facility, are working with the art college alongside its students to create a graphic system that will be ever-changing.
Pentagram partner Harry Pearce has launched an exhibition at The Gallery at Foyles, featuring photographs taken by the designer. The images are intended to evoke memory, loss and “the seemingly accidental moments of wonder that can be found in city streets around the world,” says Pearce. The exhibition has been curated by Futurecity, and runs […]
Craig & Karl has created an installation for Showcase ITCH, an annual art festival in Guatemala City, Guatemala. The installation is designed to be a modern take on the traditional custom of making sawdust carpets, which used to be displayed city streets to act as a pathway for ceremonial processions. The exhibition runs until 2 […]
Paris-based artist Anastassia Elias has reimagined ten cities as toilet roll artworks for Water Aid, in order to mark World Toilet Day. Using only scissors, glue and tweezers created the cityscapes to raise awareness about the 2.3 billion people in the world who do not have access to a safe, private toilet. To find out […]
Hang-Up gallery in east London is hosting an exhibition which challenges historical and contemporary conceptions of female beauty through screen prints. Put together by Tel Aviv-based print maker Johnathan Reiner, Femme Fatale recreates female portraits using materials and objects which range from the early 20th century, including soft pornography and fashion magazines. A giclee print […]
Ralph Appelbaum Associates has designed a temporary exhibition at FIFA World Football Museum in Zurich, Switzerland, telling the story of the Brazil 2014 World Cup. Interactive and immersive media has been mixed with “never-before-seen artefacts and objects” from the tournament. RAA has also interpreted the story of the tournament by transporting visitors to the streets and stadiums of […]
Having initially designed Mise-en-abyme for the 2015 London Design Festival, Allegri & Fogale have reimagined their installation at Oxo Tower Wharf Courtyard. Working with Coin Street Community Builders and Innermost Lighting, the designers have created an alternative passageway for visitors moving through Oxo Tower Wharf. As people approach it creates an illusory tunnel, with soft edges, making the contours […]
Striving for Adequacy: A Peppered Visual History of Barnsley Football Club is a tongue-in-cheek exhibition designed by Craig Oldham’s Office of Craig and offers an irreverent take on the club’s perennial mediocrity. Overall it offers a “visual kick-about” with a club, which has spent more time in the second tier of English football than any […]
Architect Scott Kyson is set to unveil his 10th anniversary public exhibition, Beneath the Veneer. The exhibition features an installation called Treehouse, comprising blackened wood structures and mirrors. Beneath the Veneer runs from 4-6 November at Kachette in Old Street, London. For more information, head here.
Architectural practice Bureau de Change has designed an installation at Sto Werkstatt in London. Designed to evolve over time, Droplet comprises a three-dimensional surface made from 100 petal-like forms and 100 pendulums suspended above a grid formation. The installation is designed to be a nod to the industrial heritage of Clerkenwell.
The William Morris Gallery in London has announced an exhibition of Coralie Bickford-Smith’s book, The Fox and the Star. The exhibition will look at how the book was conceived and produced, with original illustrations, proofs and exhibits going on display for the first time. It will also explore the relationship between the book and William […]
The new Design Museum opens this month, and you can get your hands on an original Paul Rand monograph for the first time in 16 years.
We speak to Lancashire-born Hemingway, one of the designers spearheading the new festival, which is set to launch in May 2017.
Jason Bruges Studio has created a large-scale light installation to show off the gothic architectural qualities of York Minster cathedral at the Illuminating York festival.
Thomas.Matthews has designed the exhibition, which explores the social, physical and historical relevance of board games.
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”.