Inspiration, innovation and key developments from the art world
Stage designer Es Devlin has created her first solo installation – a multi-sensory space inspired by scent, memory and her experience of working on stage shows for Adele and Beyonce
Over its 25 year history, Laurence King Publishing has transitioned from design books for students and professionals to creating beautifully designed books for the general market. Patrick Burgoyne speaks to its founder Laurence King and Creative Director Angus Hyland about Carson, content and colouring in
London artist Zuza Mengham creates colourful resin sculptures by mixing dyes and powdered metals. For London Design Festival, she has created a striking set of designs referencing the different scents found in Laboratory Perfumes’ range of unisex fragrances
Art and design retailer Plinth has created a pop-up gallery and store opposite London’s V&A Museum for London Design Festival. Expect a living ‘meadow’ installation and an origami-inspired room alongside photography, ceramics and furniture…
While most pervasive in the 1950s and 60s, the imagery of UFOs, flying saucers and creatures from out of space have left an enduring mark on our collective consciousness. A new book from Anthology Editions by Jack Womack tracks its history.
When employees of online stationery brand moo.com have been with the business for two years they receive a special gift – a felt doll created in their likeness by textile artist Helen Greenstein
From Stig of the Dump to the Normandy landings: A major retrospective at the House of Illustration in London will explore the wideranging work of Edward Ardizzone and his influence on British illustration
The inaugural London Biennale explores the theme of utopia – via a Beirut street scene, a wish machine and a giant weather vane. There is much to see, but the show is frustratingly hit and miss
Sound and vision combine in The Infinite Mix to create a brilliant, funny, moving, weird art show, which shouldn’t be missed.
What could be a better antidote to our screen-based lives than chiselling away at a block of stone for a few days? CR’s Mark Sinclair joins a group of aspiring sculptors — including a graphic designer and an ex-pro golfer — at a stonecarving workshop on Portland
Italian research house Fabrica has received the Tate IK Prize for Recognition, a project that uses artificial intelligence to pair contemporary photojournalism with paintings from the Tate’s collection
Artists including Steve McQueen, Wolfgang Tillmans and Ai Wei Wei have created work for an Artangel exhibition at Reading Prison, where Oscar Wilde was held from 1895 to 1897. The project will also see performers including Ralph Fiennes and Patti Smith deliver readings of De Profundis, penned by Wilde during his imprisonment…
Graphic artist Emily Forgot creates an “aesthetically curious” world in her latest series of drawings, collage and assemblage, now on display at KK Outlet