A cultural overview of current and upcoming happenings & must-sees, giving an insight in the YS weekly inspirations!
Beazley Design of the Year 2017, Design Museum
The 9th edition of Beazley Designs of the year celebrates design that "promotes or delivers change, enables access, extends design practice or captures the spirit of the year." in design. The exhibition includes over 70 nominations from all over the world, shown in six categories - architecture, digital, fashion, graphics, product and transport. Nominees include David Bowie's final album Blackstar, the Adidas running shoes made from recycled ocean plastics, The Tate Modern Switch House and more.
"It's a worthy, endlessly intriguing offering, and an insightful snapshot of just how forward thinking our creative industries are in 2016."
TALK: Second Home, 52 Insights presents: 2017 - What to Expect?
26 January, Second Home
Hear futurist and author Mark Stevenson, social historian & broadcaster Emma Dabiri and artist Matthew Stone discuss the upcoming challenges and possibilities that await us in 2017.
Following what has been one of the most surprising and turbulent years in recent memory, the panel will discuss the impact of 2016 and the economic, social and cultural horizon of the year ahead.
The discussion will be chaired by Ari Stein of 52 Insights.
Itsnicethat: Ones to watch 2017
Itsnicethat has put together an overview of 12 creates that will make impact in 2017, consistently producing inspiring and engaging work. Each one practices across a diverse range of disciplines and continually pushes the boundaries of their creative output. Above you see our three favourites: Material Conservationist Seetal Solanki, Photographer Joyce NG and Graphic Designers Spassy Fischer.