An Illustrated Designer’s Guide to Beirut

designer's guide to beirut

The following has been illustrated and re-published with permission from ArabicTypography.com, click here to view the original article.   As seekers and promoters of Arabic visual culture and its manifestation in design and typography, ArabicTypography.com has put together a selection of must-see

7 Designers for Seven Dials

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Covent Garden’s Seven Dials has recently teamed up with the design magazine Dezeen to celebrate this year’s London Design Festival. Seven of the brightest art designers on the scene were asked to contribute their artworks to the village. As a

“Hide and Seek” with Mr Clement

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In the same studio space once used by Sketchbook Magazine for our previous pop-up in the Newburgh Quarter, Mr Clement -an artist originally from Hong Kong- was recently housed in the Pyrus Store for his Lapin influenced “Hide and Seek”

MATERIAL- a gallery, bookstore and an insight into the world of design…

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Currently showing a retrospective of Dazed and Confused, Material is becoming central to Kingly Court since its opening on the 23rd April 2010. The shop, painted a bright yellow to stand out from the crowd, is filled with limited edition

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2010

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The sun is bright, and there is nothing better than walking around in Hyde Park while the city is buzzing around. As you walk around a building emerges between the trees. It is bright red and has sharp angles and

Sophie McKay Interview

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Sophie McKay’s University of Westminster graduate collection was great. Consisting of mainly faux-fur, McKay found inspiration far from home: “I was inspired by Greek and Roman sculpture, specifically carved sections of the Parthenon in Athens and the way that such a

D&AD Awards 2010

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A creative swarm of British design and advertising minds gathered at the annual D&AD awards dinner and ceremony where dozens of prestigious yellow pencils were awarded to winners such as Elle magazine and Coldplay. The evening was accompanied by a

5 MINUTES WITH KATH FROM BITCHING & JUNKFOOD AT THE LIVE ISSUE LAUNCH

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Kath is one half of the Bitching and Junkfood label, debuting at The Live Issue launch. The fashion designer, originally from Australia moved to London 4 years ago. She originally worked as a buyer at Kookai, where she met Marion.

FIVE MINUTES WITH JOHN VAGABOND FROM THE FUTURE GALLERY AT THE LIVE ISSUE LAUNCH

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What’s your name? John “Mr Future” Vagabond. Who are you? I’m the manager for the Future Gallery. Why did you decide to get involved with the project running tonight? The event tonight is a great thing to associate ourselves with.

FIVE MINUTES WITH CHRIS RATCLIFFE AND HANNAH HAVANA AT THE LIVE ISSUE LAUNCH

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I met Chris Ratcliffe, a Graphic Design tutor at Central St. Martin’s and Fashion Promotion Tutor at University for the Creative Arts, Epsom. Chris judged the “Don’t Look, Don’t Panic” art competition that can be seen in the corridor of