The Hospital Club’s annual h.Club 100 list of those who have made a significant contribution to the creative industries was announced last night with illustrator Johanna Basford and director Dougal Wilson among those honoured with some pretty groovy trophies
Good Housekeeping may not be up there with Nova and Twen in the Pantheon of 1960s magazine design, but, as a recent eBay purchase revealed, it had its moment, says CR art director Paul Pensom
Joji Koyama’s new book takes the reader on a surreal journey via a series of interwoven visual stories – each one like a short scene from an animated film
Creative festival Design Manchester returns for a third year on October 14, with talks from IDEO, Hudson Powell, Territory Studio and New Order’s Stephen Morris alongside workshops, screenings and exhibitions celebrating graphics, music, film and animation.
Last year, we published a blog post on a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for Made You Look – a new documentary about the UK’s graphic arts scene from Look & Yes. The film is now complete and you can see it at cinemas across the UK from this week until early November
For the launch of new book, Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, Penguin has created a charming website which explores some of the theories addressed in the collection. The design of the site is inspired by the book’s cover by Coralie Bickford-Smith
From the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street, visual protest continues to be a vital part of any social movement. New book Visual Impact examines how 21st-century dissent still lives in the streets but now thrives on social media. Reviewed by Rick Poynor
The London Underground Night Tube service may not be with us just yet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate it, by picking up one of these delightful Oyster card holders designed by artists including Morag Myerscough, Noma Bar, Crispin Finn and Kristjana S Williams…
Brazilian graphic designer Fabio Lopez has created 100 pictograms depicting landmarks, wildlife, activities and culture in Rio de Janeiro, the host city of next year’s Olympic Games.
One of London’s most familiar scenes – an Underground station – has been recreated at life size in wood by artist Camilla Barnard for this year’s designjunction exhibition at the London Design Festival, which opens on Thursday.