Vital Arts, the arts organisation for Barts Health NHS Trust, recently unveiled its latest commission at the Royal London Hospital – an installation in the dental ward by artist and illustrator Stephen Smith of Neasden Control Centre
They’re the cool kids of social media whose eye for the new (or the recycled) makes them vauable partners for brands. For our fashion issue, Amy Scrimshire picks out 5 Instagram ‘influencers’ to watch while Sarah Penny argues that, to get the most out of such relationships, brands need to go niche
Festival-goers are increasingly expectant for an experience that as visually stimulating as it is culturally enriching, beyond the live music. We talk to Latitude Festival arts curator Tania Harrision and designer Ami Jade Cadillac, about what it takes to create a temporary wonderland in the beautiful Suffolk countryside.
Illustrator and designer Nick Deakin has created a new series of murals for the eye department at Sheffield Children’s Hospital, which aim to brighten up treatment rooms and make clinical assessments less daunting. Deakin’s artworks are the latest in a series commissioned for the hospital by Artfelt, and form part of a wider plan to transform its patient spaces using art and design.
New York studio Breakfast has created a screen for clothing brand Forever 21 which displays Instagram photographs using over 6,000 spools of thread. The screen is made up of over 200,000 moving parts and took 18 months to build…
TBWA/London’s floating house for Airbnb, unveiled in London last month, was a brilliant piece of experiential advertising. In this feature from our July issue, creative directors Nick and Steve Tidball explain how it was made, and the challenges of building a fully-equipped residence capable of cruising down the River Thames
As immersive performance pioneers Punchdrunk release a limited edition book of photographs from their 2013 show The Drowned Man, we speak to artistic director Felix Barrett, and photographer Julian Abrams about creating and capturing the spectacle and the intimacy of their now world-renowned productions.
Design studio IYA and animator Jack Cunningham have created a playful identity for London furniture brand Non-Plus, which features some charming animated and illustrated versions of the company’s stools alongside a minimal, grid-based design.
With a remit to produce “risk taking and provocative new work”, theatre company Headlong has become known for its bold use of visuals and a desire to tackle some difficult themes. In this feature from our July issue, we speak to artistic director Jeremy Herrin and executive director Henny Finch about the company’s work, from 1984 to Chimerica and The Nether
What does it take to transform a Somerset farm into the world’s largest greenfield festival, so sought after that it sells out in 26 minutes? As preparations began for this year’s event, Antonia Wilson visited the Glastonbury Festival site for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour
What’s it like to be a young, female, Muslim designer? How does one’s faith affect the work done and the career path taken? Sabika Hassan is about to graduate from Manchester School of Art. Dave Sedgwick from StudioDBD talked to her about life at university, her faith and her hopes for her future career