From an interview with Camille Walala to a new creative fund that could help designers work abroad following Brexit, we round up the news from the last seven days.
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French graphic artist Camille Walala is known for brightening up public spaces with her patterns. We visit her latest installation at London’s Now Gallery; an interactive, disorientating maze that encourages visitors to explore colour and pattern.
C&G Partners has given the New York-based biomedical research institution a new visual identity that uses “vibrant” watercolour imagery.
As a new crowdfunder launches to reissue the Humanscale manual from the 1970s, we speak to the team behind the campaign about why keeping historic designs such as standards manuals alive is so important.
Consultancy GBH has designed the set of stamps, which feature 10 of the most famous public buildings from the last two decades, including Zaha Hadid’s London Aquatics Centre.
One black pencil has been awarded to a graduate animation project for The National Autistic Society, along with three white and 32 yellow pencil winners.
Ebury has been given a new logo by Form, which is an orange and teal, uppercase “E” that aims to “work in harmony” with the parent publisher’s branding.
This month, you can read a new book on design and emotional wellbeing, attend a conference on issues in the creative industries such as Brexit and education, and visit the V&A’s new Exhibition Road Quarter.
The book has been written by entrepreneur Steve Vassallo to help guide designers in setting up their own businesses, and also teach start-ups and big companies how to value design.
We reveal all of the winners from last night’s Design Week Awards across every category, plus Best in Show, Hall of Fame and Rising Star.
From a panel discussion hosted by Design Week about the effect of Brexit on the design industry, to a display of screen-printed furniture created by Anthony Burrill and Michael Marriott, we round up the best bits to check out at Clerkenwell Design Week this year.
From the Design Week Awards 2017 shortlist, to an exclusive Angus Hyland interview and a look at political parties’ general election campaign designs, we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
New York-based illustrator Mike Perry has created an adult colouring book to mark the fourth season of Comedy Central TV show, Broad City. Perry, who is the mind behind the psychedelic-inspired, animated titles of the show, has now turned some of its scenes into an illustrated colouring book. It features some of the New York […]
Illustrator Rose Blake, daughter of pop artist Peter Blake, has created a picture book for young children helping to prepare them for their first days at school. Going to School is published by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, and is full of colourful illustrations that aim to be a “positive and encouraging” introduction to day-to-day life, […]
Brand consultancy Studiomade has launched an online graphic design and art shop featuring its design team’s own risograph prints alongside a collection of designs by individual designers. The studio will also be paying for all of the initial production costs such as frames, meaning that the individual designers will be able to sell their work […]
Art critics Zoë Lescaze and painter Walton Ford have released a new book showcasing examples of paleoart dating from the 1830s up until the 1990s. The artworks featured in the book are modern interpretations of prehistoric creatures such as dinosaurs and woolly mammoths, and come in the form of paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, mosaics and […]
Publisher Laurence King is set to release a colourful new card game, which tests the player’s knowledge of the art world. Guess the Artist is an art trivia game that asks players to identify famous artists from three visual clues. The illustrations have been created by Craig & Karl. Each card presents three images on […]
Pentagram partner Michael Bierut has led a project to design a new visual identity for non-profit publisher the Poetry Foundation. The rebrand encompasses the foundation’s logo, print materials and magazine Poetry, and coincides with the redesign of its website by Chicago-based consultancy Fuzzy Math. The new identity looks to retain the support of existing poetry […]
Architect and academic Steve Bowkett is set to release the latest book in his Archidoodle series. Archidoodle: Architects’ Activity Postcards features 20 postcards of illustrations from the author’s Archidoodle and Archidoodle City books. Featured illustrations include bridge designs and futuristic cityscapes, which can be coloured in, doodled on and sent on to loved ones. The […]
Creatives including Jake and Dinos Champan and John Cooper Clarke have created a series of posters for a global campaign called Time for Outrage! The campaign is based on the book Indignez-Vous! (Time for Outrage!) by the late author and French Resistance member Stéphane Hessel, and asks artists and members of the public to express […]
Architecture lecturer Mollie Claypool is set to release a new book about the life and work of 20th century Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi. This is Gaudi features colourful illustrations by London-based designer Christina Christoforou, and highlights the architect’s most famous projects such as the Sagrada Familia and Casa Mila, along with some of his lesser-known […]
Hampshire Cultural Trust – which looks after more than 20 museums and art centres across the county – is leading a new cultural initiative commissioning creatives to create textile designs inspired by the history of the surrounding area. The Arts Council-funded Creative Commercial Collections project sees institutions such as Jane Austen’s House Museum in Chawton […]
The campaign to revive designer Paul Rand’s graphic design system for the tech company has been initiated by French publishing house Empire.
In light of the election set to take place next month, we look at how the main political parties are attempting to win over voters through their branding and campaigns.
London-based studio Ard has worked on the redesign, which looks to differentiate the publication from the overall Tate brand and compete with other independent and mainstream art magazines.
Graphic designers Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth have just launched their latest crowdfunding campaign with the aim of reissuing a hardback version of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 1977 Graphic Standards System. We speak to Reed about setting up the publishing house and why keeping historic designs such as standards manuals alive is so important.