Saville at D&AD

Peter Saville on what’s wrong with design education in the UK
It’s a double dose of Peter Saville on the CR blog today, as we bring you some highlights of the Q&A section of his President’s Lecture for D&AD, which took place in Logan Hall in London last week. Saville discussed a variety of topics, ranging from his recent contemporary art projects to what he thinks of Banksy. Watch clips of the talk here.


Peter Saville on what’s wrong with design education in the UK

It’s a double dose of Peter Saville on the CR blog today, as we bring you some highlights of the Q&A section of his President’s Lecture for D&AD, which took place in Logan Hall in London last week. Saville discussed a variety of topics, ranging from his recent contemporary art projects to what he thinks of Banksy. Watch clips of the talk here.


Saville discusses some of his recent artworks and the difficulties for a designer crossing into the art world


Saville on what inspires him


Saville on Banksy and Damien Hirst

Peter Saville’s talk was the first of the spring batch of D&AD President’s Lectures. Coming up over the next few weeks will be lectures by Jan van Toorn (March 19, Mermaid Theatre, London), David Hillman (April 16, Logan Hall, London), Jonathan Ellery (May 14, Logan Hall, London), Luke Williamson (May 21, Manchester Metropolitan University), and Everyone Starts Somewhere, a group discussion by Sir John Hegarty, Joel Gethin Lewis and Malcolm Venville (May 28, Logan Hall, London). Each talk is £15 and tickets can be purchased online at dandad.org.

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