Legendary designer Mark Farrow, responsible for iconic sleeves for The Pet Shop Boys, Spiritualized, Manic Street Preachers and Deconstruction Records comes to Manchester for a rare talk as part of Design Manchester 13.
This October, Manchester will host the first annual Design Manchester, an originative two-day festival, celebrating creativity, collaboration and inclusivity in the worlds of art, design, illustration, animation and photography.
Huddersfield based design and gamer Matthew Kenyon has put together a beautiful book project on Kickstarter to celebrate the game—uniting artists and gamers across the globe through video game culture and creativity. With over 180 pledges already Matthew has made a great start – all gamers need to get on this, and get it into production.
From Mike Sullivan – aka Studio Mister – come two new posters. Both are beautifully silkscreened on Curious Skin Frost, and are available in an edition of only 50 each.
To get your hands on one – or both – head over to Mike’s store.
I have to admit that, unlike a lot of graphic designers, photographers and general creative types, I’m not a cycling fan, although I do find the graphics, colour schemes and kit designs a great deal more interesting than those sported by football teams. This point has been nicely illustrated by Rob Millington in this Tour de France poster series. (More)
Studio Contents is a collaborative design practice run by James Gilbert. After a much anticipated wait the studio now has it’s very own place on the web showcasing their excellent work.
The next little bit of goodness from Thomas Manss is the annual report designed and produced for leading paper merchant Fedrigoni. More info after the jump. (More)
The big dog Tom Muller is currently running a master class on event branding through Skillshare. Enrolment is only a paltry $20 – get on it and get learning!
A few weeks ago the chaps at Rosie Lee helped launch the new England football kit – the first to be produced by Nike. (More)
We’ve got a few crackers lined up courtesy of our friends at Thomas Manss & Co – and this is the first, a beautiful book design for Norman Foster’s ‘Moving – Norman Foster on Art’ exhibition. As usual with TM& Co the quality of the work speaks for itself.