EVENTS OF THE MOMENT
OFFF Barcelona 2013
6-7-8 June 2013
OFFF is an entity in continuous transformation, alive and evolutionary. More than a decade ago, it was born as a post-digital culture festival; a meeting place to host contemporary creation through an in depth programme of conferences, workshops and performances by the most relevant artists of our time.
Electrolux Design Lab 2013 - Inspired Urban Living
Entry deadline: 15th March 2013
Established in 2003, Electrolux Design Lab is a global design competition open to undergraduate and graduate design students who are invited to present innovative ideas for future households.
The brief for 2013 is Inspired Urban Living, with three focus areas - Social Cooking, Natural Air and Effortless Cleaning. The entry deadline for the first competition stage, a concept description and a sketch, is 15th March 2013. This year the competition will be conducted in five stages, allowing the applicants to concentrate on different areas throughout the process.
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FEATURED DESIGN BOOK
The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design
Born of the traditions of fine art and printing, graphic design is a form of visual communication that seeks to inform, identify or promote through the combination of word and image. But unlike the written word or a work of art, a graphic design operates exclusively in the context in which it will be seen, and mediates between the wishes of the client and the expectations of the public. Moreover, a graphic work is created for mass reproduction. The field of graphic design, as we know it today, has its roots in ...
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