There are many upsides to city life, but one of the downsides is the impossibility of seeing the stars – light pollution has put paid to our chances of that. So, for the holiday season in New York and Buenos Aires, Stella Artois has created an installation that brings the stars back to the city, for a brief period at least.
A new book by Sir Christopher Frayling presents the largely unpublished archive of art director Harry Lange’s designs, concepts, roughs and photographs for Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. The result is a veritable feast for design and film geeks.
For cyclists and runners Strava has become more than just a tool for recording times and training routines: it’s a storytelling platform and a means of testing yourself against the best in the business. It even has its own doping ‘scandals’. And now the data it collects could help make our cities’ roads safer. By Angus Montgomery
Creative director Kuchar Swara has launched a new watch brand, Sekford, with designers Cédric Bellon and Pierre Foulonneau. Watches feature bespoke lettering by Commercial Type and a Gothic-style engraving by printmaker Mark Wilkinson…
Since joining Louis Vuitton in 2009, creative director of visual merchandising Faye McLeod has worked on dozens of inventive window displays for the brand. Her work is now showcased in a lavish new book by French publisher Assouline
Last year, Sophie Thomas, co-founder of studio Thomas.Matthews, travelled to Kamilo Point in Hawaii to see at first-hand the extent to which plastic waste is polluting the world’s oceans. She recently presented a talk – and artwork – based on her findings and suggested that designers have an important role to play in instigating real change
A new show at the Design Museum looks at recent innovations in bike design and what’s next for the sport. Here’s our pick of things to see, from experimental frames and record-breaking models to vintage jerseys…