Celebrating the crafts and processes behind-the-scenes, Curtain Up shines a spotlight on the achievements of designers and makers from West End and Broadway productions from the last 40 years
Graphic artist Noma Bar’s animated film for NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital uses animation to highlight its pioneering work in using immunotherapy to fight cancer.
Norwich University of the Arts graduate Billy Clark has been producing some lovely illustrations of late, from self-initiated portraits and still lifes to a visual account of Paris Fashion Week for Port magazine
For twenty years, author Julian Barnes has worked with the same book designer, Suzanne Dean, creative director of Vintage. In an interview with journalist Alex Clark, they discuss the design of Barnes’ new novel, The Noise of Time, and their working relationship.
Uniform is behind one of a series of new £2 coin designs which will appear this year. Featuring a stylised image of soldiers from one of the country’s first ‘Pals Battalions’, the studio’s design honours the groups of men from “the commercial classes” that initially formed in Liverpool as part of Lord Kitchener’s First World War recruitment drive.
For a new exhibition, the V&A Museum of Childhood in London has worked with ad agency AMV BBDO to bring to life a set of imaginary friends, with help from some of the UK’s finest modelmakers…
In August last year, artist and inventor Dominic Wilcox took a trip to his home town of Sunderland and asked 450 children to draw an invention. He then asked makers from around the city to turn their sketches into real products…
Miscellaneous Adventures, the company that holds monthly woodland-based workshops and produces a range of handmade camping gear, has announced a new series of products and events including a Winter Camp Skills day and the Axcellent Adventure, a two-day axe craft workshop.
In an extract from her new book, Creating A Brand Identity, Catharine Slade-Brooking examines the main reasons why brands – big or small, new or old – might fail…
In our Food and Drink issue we interview the brilliant chef Yotam Ottolenghi on the importance of design, profile The Black Farmer, Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, meet YouTube food sensations Sorted, visit Food Assembly in Frome and Our Vodka in Hackney, talk apps, fast food and karma, and bring you food photography that is out of this world