In Neal from Present & Correct's last column for Grafik, he raids the metaphorical drawer of shame to bring you one final dose of stationery inspired miscellanea.
Words by Neal Whittington
We Make Carpets are an incredible collective from the Netherlands who make carpets, of all scales, from whatever they fancy. It goes without saying that their stationery efforts really caught our eye. Paperclip stair runner? Amazing.
You may remember Marcius Galan from our Erasers special, well he also does a mean trick with a push pin and an office label. 1000s of them are meticulously arranged to create lines and gradients over walls
Finnish designer and artist Marianne Viero takes those sticky dotes we see in office stores and arranges them into neat patterns based on colour pairings and grids. It’s a simple premise with a satisfying result, visiting an idea we have all toyed with though usually whilst on a conference call.
Using the same medium, Na Kim ends up with very different results. On her site you can find several pieces inspired and utilising office labels, we especially like her type experimentation and font based on readily available stickers.
As the much-anticipated exhibition Hope to Nope opens in London, we spoke to curators Lucienne Roberts of GraphicDesign& and the Design Museum's Margaret Cubbage about the graphic design exhibition that everyone's talking about.
What happens when more than 100 graphic design students come together to create a live 24-hour TV broadcast? We caught up with tutor Robert Sollis and the Camberwell students behind recent televisual spectacle CHANNEL to find out...