A felloThe British Academy is the UK authority on the humanities and social sciences. It is a fellowship of over 1,000 leading experts, they inspire, support and promote the most outstanding research and researchers focussed on people, cultures and societies. We were approached to help the Academy to define a new direction
A poignant and hope-giving allegory based on the true story of a refugee family. It may be an elemental property of human nature to fantasize about utopias — a fantasy all the more alluring the more dystopian one’s actual society is. Source: Three Balls of Wool: An Illustrated Celebration of
From globally chic interiors that fill our Instagram feeds to flourishing lifestyle, travel and culture blogs, the free-flowing Bohemian style of living leads to some of the most intriguing spaces and design ideas around the world. Source: 6 Design Books to Read Now if You Love the Boho Aesthetic
In a world full of blaring screens and pinging notifications, respite can still be found in a very old-fashioned, centuries-old object: the book. The new OMA-designed Qatar National Library, which opened in Doha earlier this week, celebrates its collection of more than a million books by incorporating them into the
We’re publishing a third and final excerpt from Brutally Honest: No Bullshit Business Strategies to Evolve Your Creative Business, the “tell it like it is” career advice book specifically catered to designers. Written by Emily Cohen, the book compiles honest business insights and strategies the seasoned design consultant has been
Holly Pilot is a Canada-based illustrator whose drawings are packed with playful shapes and unusual compositions in a well-matched colour palette. In Holly’s surreal universe, banana peels hover over pink stairs while pillow-like objects levitate high among tree branches. There is little logic inside these playful worlds, but the artist’s execution of precise and detailed illustration is masterful.