William Russell and team have completed a refurbishment of Margaret Howell’s flagship store on London’s Wigmore Street.
The store is one of many collaborations between Howell and Russell, encompassing flagships and concession stores located in Britain, France, Italy and Japan.
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An unusual new book designed by Stu Taylor and partner DJ Stout in Pentagram’s Austin office comes out of the closet, literally, on December 2. Published by powerHouse Books, Malformed: Forgotten Brains of the Texas State Mental Hospital features still-life images of brains by Austin-based photographer Adam Voorhes with reporting and essays by Alex Hannaford.
“The book will be out just in time for those hard to shop for Christmas gifts,” quips Stout. “But seriously, these expertly crafted images may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but I think they are fascinating and beautiful in their own right.”
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Quick Link: William Russell’s Latest Margaret Howell Store Featured in Huh Magazine
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New City Books is a joint publishing imprint of the Syracuse University School of Architecture and Princeton Architectural Press that explores architecture, landscape architecture, infrastructure, and planning in the redevelopment of the civic realm. Pentagram’s Michael Bierut and his team have designed the series, which highlights the formative nature of innovative design and makes a case for strategies that spur widespread support of reurbanization in American cities.
While the five books in the series are united by the topical thread of urban redevelopment and design, the content of each book is highly specific in its own right. Rather than applying the same design elements across the series, each book is distinguished by its own set of display typefaces for titles, heading, and the body copy, as well as a unique spine color that alludes to the information within. The New City Books wordmark is set in the same typeface as the copy within the corresponding book.
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Quick Link: Why Michael Bierut Is Obsessed with Black and White (Video)
Harry Pearce and team have created four new posters for the Royal Academy of the Arts. The posters implement the new design system that Pearce created for the 245-year old institution in 2012.
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On 18 November, Abbott Miller gave a talk at Pentagram’s London studio about his monograph, Design and Content. We tweeted quotes from his talk on the night using #sosaysabbott, and have complied five of our favourite moments for all of you who didn’t get the chance to follow live.
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