The programme will see four “new and emerging” designers take up a spot within the Design Museum’s new studio.
The latest exhibition design news, views, inspiration and opinion.
Last week, we wrote about Birkbeck, University of London’s new graphics, which – like so many university rebrand projects – has received mixed reviews, with some criticism. Now, designers tell us about the most challenging projects they’ve worked on.
The Design Week Awards is back with a bunch of new awards alongside old favourites to recognise the growing breadth and integration of the industry. It’s time to get entering.
Hunt has changed career paths, resigning from his role as a Labour Party MP to become the London Victoria and Albert museum’s new director.
The Design Museum’s latest temporary exhibition – curated by Jeremy Myerson – examines design solutions for an ageing population, with themes ranging from community to identity.
As part of our series on the future of design in 2017, Nissen Richards Studio director Pippa Nissen looks at what will happen in exhibition design over the next 12 months.
This month, you can explore the magical world of the Moomins and read about the illustrious history of the Design Museum.
The initiative marks a year-long programme of cultural events and art and design openings.
Architect David Adjaye and Condé Nast artistic director Anna Wintour have received honours this year, alongside academics, costume and fashion designers.
We asked you to submit photos of your teams getting into the Christmas spirit – here are some of our festive favourites.
Design Week rounded up the best stories of the year, and the English National Opera rebranded – the important design news from the last seven days.
The Royal Shakespeare Company has combined a traditional set with projection mapping and avatar technology to create a live, virtual reality experience for its latest production. We speak to the theatre company’s design director about treading new territory in stage design.
An exhibition showcasing the work of abstract artists such as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko is set to open at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in Spain. Abstract Expressionism will include 130 paintings, drawings, sculptures and photographs from public and private collections taken from all over the world. The exhibition will look at abstract art as […]
Architectural collective Assemble and artist Simon Terrill have designed a Brutalism-inspired exhibition. Taking place at the Vitra Design Museum Gallery in Weil am Rhein, Germany, the exhibition uses archival material from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) to recreate some of the Brutalist playground structures seen in post-World War Two Britain. Visitors are able […]
The Royal Academy of Arts and HTC Vive have curated a display of “the world’s first” 3D-printed virtual reality sculptures. The artworks have been created by the Royal Academy School’s alumni Adham Faramawy and Elliot Dodd, and current third year student Jessy Jetpacks, using VR platform HTC Vive. Elements of the artists’ work have been […]
Architectural practice Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios has produced a book which looks at museums across Europe and North America and questions what makes them emotionally engaging. The book has been written and art directed by Clare Hughes and illustrated by Stephanie Sandall, and is complemented by an exhibition currently held at the architect’s studio until […]
Consultancy Your Studio has designed a Christmas installation for Eastland shopping centre in Melbourne, Australia. The installation includes an outdoor 9m-tall tree made of crystal glass, with a real Christmas tree trapped inside, an indoor multi-sensory “snow storm” made up fake icebergs, light and sounds, and an in-store Christmas glade area which recreates a “fairy […]
Lazerian has designed an aluminium polar bear, which is currently on display in Manchester. The installation features LEDs positioned around the 6m-long bear, which are powered by solar energy and illuminate the installation. Polo will be on display at the New Bailey development, on the border of Manchester and Salford, until early 2017.
Street artist Joe Iurato has designed a series of wooden cut-out installations inspired by the break dancers and modern dancers involved in the Red Bull Flying Bach tour. The works have been installed in various locations around Washington DC, to raise awareness about the touring show, which combines classical music and break dance. The Red […]
C&G partners has designed an exhibition at the Boston Public Library commemorating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. The exhibition design is inspired by a quote from As You Like It: “All the world’s a stage / And all the men and women merely players”. Different areas of the space divided up to resemble open […]
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 […]
The London Design Biennale, an exploration of Stanley Kubrick’s films and Alan Kitching all make it into our top exhibition picks of the year.
Think you know what happened in design this year? Test yourself with our quiz then tweet @Design_Week with a screenshot of your score and #dwquiz – we’ll pick one person to send a prize to next year.
The gallery will focus on 20th and 21st century international design, and is being built by Japanese architect Maki and Associates.
A round-up of the most important people in design this year, from Design Museum director Deyan Sudjic to esteemed graphic designer Margaret Calvert.
Pick Me Up, an annual exhibition and fair which was set up in 2010 to showcase the work of emerging designers, will not run in 2017.
From an AI logo designer to the 50th anniversary of Royal Mail’s Christmas stamps – we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
The news that got you talking this year – we look at the 10 most-read stories across Design Week this year.
From immersive Christmas tree installations to Brexit-themed crackers complete with bad taste jokes, here’s a selection of festive design projects that caught our eye.