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Posts tagged 'Graphic design'

The dark arts of Big Oil advertising

Green fields, blue skies and nostalgic architecture: the fossil fuel advertising of 20th-century Britain inspired delusion. Now we are not such willing participants Poster by

Opinion

Instagram and Brooklyn Museum announce #BlackDesignVisionaries grant recipients

The five recipients of the programme span graphic, fashion and spatial design Dominique Petit-Frère. Photograph: Carlos Idun-Tawiah Five designers have been announced as the recipients

Design

The influential design of the Tokyo Olympics… in 1964

Before Tokyo 2020, there was Tokyo 1964 – and a new exhibition in London reveals the design innovation and significance behind the historic event As

Design

Logomotive: a history of American railroad graphics

A new book surveys the design of railway graphics – from logos to advertising – in 20th-century US Designer Ian Logan and journalist Jonathan Glancey

Design

New exhibition showcases cartoons of city life

Big City Life at Cartoonmuseum Basel displays diverse visions of urban experience – from disconnected city planning to overwhelming buildings A new exhibition at Cartoonmuseum

Cities

Naomi Milgrom Foundation releases MPavilion: Encounters with Design and Architecture

Exploring how each architect addressed the design of MPavilion, the new book reflects a growing and much needed broader conversation about design today Words by

Architecture

Andy Warhol shaped how we perceive the visual world

Andy Warhol, Green Coca-Cola Bottles, 1962. Whitney Museum of American Art. All images © 2020 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. Licensed

Opinion

Industry news and events – 17 January 2020

Brasilia, famous for its modernist architecture, is also the seat of Brazil’s controversial government. Image courtesy of Rodrigo Marfan Get a bitesize overview of the

News

Branded Protest: How protest movements create sophisticated visual identities

An Extinction Rebellion protest. Photo by Kevin Grieve via Flickr A new book explores how protest movements increasingly turn to branding techniques to get their

Review

Camille Walala on the challenges of making it in design

In the latest edition of ICON Minds, Camille Walala talks candidly about her career as a designer Dream Come True mural in East London by

Features

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

We need to design AI systems free of bias and harm

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

We need to design AI systems free of bias and harm

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality