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.
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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.
London Transport Museum’s exhibition Poster Parade: Re-imagining historical posters explores the pervasive influence of London’s transport design.
A flat-packed refugee shelter designed by a team including the Ikea Foundation and UNHCR was crowned as the overall winner, while Jonathan Barnbrook scooped the graphics prize for his work on David Bowie’s Blackstar album artwork.
We’re putting together some in-depth research on the state of play of the design industry, to see what it looks like, how much designers get paid (and how happy they are about it), as well as what perks designers are being offered.
A Monotype research group raising awareness of type readability, and a new Netflix series celebrating design – the news from the last seven days.
The National Centre for Craft & Design’s new exhibition – curated in partnership with the University of Lincoln – examines different aspects of 3D printing, including the role of the designer and its wider social and ethical implications.
Building V&A Dundee from V&A Dundee on Vimeo. The team behind the yet-to-open Victoria and Albert (V&A) Dundee has released a film detailing its architecture and the cultural place it will hold in the city. The film includes interviews with people involved in the project such as architect Kengo Kuma and Dundee City Council executive […]
Touch Creative has designed an “interactive wall” displaying projects by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The installation highlights 20 innovations carried out by the university from the past few decades, bringing them to life by projecting different animations onto the wall. The installation was created by Touch Creative for MIT’s recent alumni fundraising event […]
Bompas & Parr has created a series of meat bouquets for Valentine’s Day, featuring a selection of hung grouse, pheasant and quail dressed alongside botanicals. Each meat bouquet comes with an alcoholic love potion, which includes a distilled spirit and a “mysterious aphrodisiac”, says Bompas & Parr. The meat bouquet is inspired by Victorian chef […]
Moorehead & Moorehead has completed the exhibition design for By the People: Designing a Better America at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York. The exhibition looks to challenge social and economic equality in the US by displaying design solutions for communities to make them more inclusive and sustainable. The exhibition also features […]
Jason Bruges Studio has collaborated with JAC Studios to design an immersive installation at Nationalpark Vadehavet in Denmark. The installation comprises 562 display screens suspended from the ceiling in a sequence designed to represent the migration of 12 million birds in the surrounding landscape.
KUFstudios X Fay McCaul – Curved Twist from Zetteler Films on Vimeo. Royal College of Art (RCA) graduates Kia Utzon-Frank and Fay McCaul have designed an installation for Collect Open, an international art fair held at the Saatchi Gallery in London. Curved Twist comprises a colour-changing screen with adjustable slats, which can be opened or […]
Artist Gordon Young has designed a public art installation at a new development called London Dock in Wapping. Designed by architects Patel Taylor, London Dock will comprise 1,800 new homes and commercial space. Trading Words is a floor-based typographic installation made from granite. It will be unveiled on 22 February and there will be an […]
Tokyo-based digital art group TeamLab has designed a new exhibition at art gallery Pace London called Transcending Boundaries. Featuring three rooms of immersive installations, the exhibition looks to transcend the boundaries of individual digital artworks, while also blurring the lines between art and the exhibition space. Exhibits on display include a virtual waterfall which extends […]
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 programme will see four “new and emerging” designers take up a spot within the Design Museum’s new studio.
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.