• London Transport Museum to open two engineering-themed galleries January 17, 2018
    The new permanent displays are part of a year-long, Department for Transport led initiative to get more young people to study engineering. The post London Transport Museum to open two engineering-themed galleries appeared first on Design Week.
    Aimée McLaughlin
  • “A great cover makes you want to return to a book again and again” January 17, 2018
    This month, an exhibition opened showcasing 20 years of Penguin Essentials. Now, designers tell us about their favourite editions of books with illustrated covers. The post “A great cover makes you want to return to a book again and again” appeared first on Design Week.
    Sarah Dawood
  • Michael Bierut: “I used to think: ‘No one gives a f*ck about your new logo’” January 17, 2018
    Pentagram partner Michael Bierut has had a 40-year-career, which spans the ubiquitous Hillary Clinton US presidential campaign logo, Mastercard’s first rebrand in 20 years and the wayfinding for the New York Times building. His latest book, Now You See It and Other Essays, is a compilation of writings he has compiled over the last decade. […]
    Sarah Dawood
  • The exhibition commemorating forgotten heroines of the industrial age January 16, 2018
    Queens of Industry runs until 2019 at Leeds Industrial Museum, and tells the stories of working women who acted as industrial ambassadors for Britain throughout the 20th century. The post The exhibition commemorating forgotten heroines of the industrial age appeared first on Design Week.
    Aimée McLaughlin
  • Beach hut installation on Eastbourne seafront puts modern twist on “design classic” January 16, 2018
    Architectural practice JaK Studio has created the installation, which is part of a local competition aiming to bring more tourism to the coastal area. The post Beach hut installation on Eastbourne seafront puts modern twist on “design classic” appeared first on Design Week.
    Aimée McLaughlin
  • The Guardian introduces tabloid format and redesigns all platforms January 15, 2018
    The tabloid has replaced the Berliner format, a new masthead has rolled out across all platforms and there's a new pared back design offset with a colourful navigation system. The post The Guardian introduces tabloid format and redesigns all platforms appeared first on Design Week.
    Tom Banks
  • The water bottle design being used to help treat acid attack victims January 15, 2018
    Originally designed as an affordable means of ensuring that water supplies last longer in refugee camps, Bottleshower has now been adopted by the police in response to the increasing number of acid attacks taking place in the capital. The post The water bottle design being used to help treat acid attack victims appeared first on […]
    Aimée McLaughlin
  • Design in 2018 – what will editorial design look like? January 15, 2018
    As part of our series on the future of design in 2018, Kellenberger-White co-founder Eva Kellenberger looks at what will happen in editorial design over the next 12 months. The post Design in 2018 – what will editorial design look like? appeared first on Design Week.
    Aimée McLaughlin
  • Young people want creative jobs but schools don’t support them, survey shows January 15, 2018
    Research has found that half of 16-25-year-olds surveyed want to pursue creative careers, but nearly two thirds do not feel they receive adequate guidance to do so by teachers or career advisers. The post Young people want creative jobs but schools don’t support them, survey shows appeared first on Design Week.
    Sarah Dawood
  • Elizabeth Friedlander: new exhibition champions unsung female designer who fled Nazi rule January 12, 2018
    The Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft’s latest show displays the Jewish designer’s work for the likes of Penguin and the Bauer Type Foundry for the first time. We speak to exhibition curator Katharine Meynell about her serendipitous connection to Friedlander and the importance of revealing “the name behind the art”. The post Elizabeth Friedlander: […]
    Aimée McLaughlin

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