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Understanding (detail) by Samantha Briggs, Camberwell College of Art
Following on from my post on some of the best photography we’d seen at the recent graduate degree shows, we’ve now picked some of our favourite pieces of work shown by illustrators. As you’ll see, there were a huge range of techniques and styles on show, not to mention big differences in scale: from Sawa Tanaka’s delicate rice paper prints, to Samantha Briggs’ enormous drawn installation at Camberwell College of Arts. Shown above is a detail from Briggs’ piece, Understanding, an axonometric drawing examining the atmosphere and familiarity of structured space (a supermarket), which took up an entire wall at the college.
In last year’s Candlelight Competition, lighting company Mathmos, in collaboration with 100% East and Metropolitan Works, invited designers to create ideas for a Mathmos product on the theme of candlelight. Winner Richard Lawson’s idea has now gone into production as the 9 Volts Lamp.
Cows, snogging and acid… Airside has created the packaging for Glastonbury The Movie
At a time when you can get online and simply download music and films, really it’s down to the packaging of albums and DVDs to make the tangible music or film product a viable option to the consumer.
With this in mind the creators of the classic 90s film, Glastonbury The Movie – which Mike Leigh notably described as a masterpiece – set about creating a monster of a DVD package so jam-packed with extras and previously unseen or released footage of good ol’ Glastonbury, that the film itself makes up just a fraction of the 36+ hours of content actually contained on the three discs, which come housed in a package devised and designed by Airside…