This month would usually see the launch of graphic arts festival Pick Me Up at London’s Somerset House. But after six successful years, the event has been scrapped. Will it be missed?
Inspiration, innovation and key developments from the art world
The Drawing Room exhibition looks at the power of drawing to record and reflect protest, as well as to produce images that bear witness to social injustice and even the horrors of war
In the latest in our series uncovering creative talent on Facebook and Instagram, we speak to Archie Proudfoot, whose hand painted signage can be found throughout London
Alex Daly, known as “The Crowdsourceress” for her success in crowdfunding, just launched a book with the same name. Here, she shares excerpts from the final chapter about becoming a startup founder. Alex also includes helpful tips for entrepreneurs who have just crowdfunded, or are starting a business of their own. Be sure to grab a copy of her book to learn more.
Make It Now!, the new book from artist and designer Anthony Burrill, is both a memoir and a guide for how to make it as a designer while also living your life. We talk to him about 20 years in the business, Instagram and the importance of honesty.
An unusual creative magazine produced by Brian Baderman is giving voice to residents of the Arlington hostel in London
Sharing work online can bring more than just ‘hearts’ and ‘likes’, but designers may need to start channelling their inner window-dresser in order to keep up
She Lights Up The Night, an initiative launched last year by BBH London to raise money for Refuge, returns this week and sees artists including Jean Jullien, Jon Burgerman, Hattie Stewart and Siggi Eggertsson create new works for an exhibition and auction.
Immortal is a spectacular collection of images produced in the last 12 months by photographic duo Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones and their cast of collaborators
Olafur Eliasson, Jamie xx and Wayne McGregor’s touring ballet Tree of Codes has arrived in London for a week-long run at Sadler’s Wells. We caught up with Eliasson at creative conference Design Indaba to talk about the ambitious collaboration
Taschen’s new book Art Record Covers brings together 500 record sleeves designed by artists from the 1950s to the present day. Author Francesco Spampinato selects some of his favourites
Artist Gordon Young has unveiled a new public art project, Trading Words, which reflects the variety of goods imported into London over the last 400 years. It’s the latest in his large-scale typographic collaborations with designer Andy Altmann of Why Not Associates