Supermundane - Burgess Re-Covered Exhibition

This was Rob's contribution to the Burgess Re-Covered Exhibition as part of Manchester Design Week. The brief was to interpret any of Anthony Burgess' novels. Rob picked Inside My Enderby, a story about a failing poet who worked mostly on the toilet. 

Frank Bauer - ARC Award

Frank recently won a silver ARC Award in the Photography Global Responsibility Report category for a Merck project he shot earlier this year. The project features Bhavya Vijay Vakila, an anaesthesiologist from Mumbai and Shinto Primasara, a doctor and mother of three from Indonesia whose children all suffer from hypothyroidism (an area Merck does a lot of research into).

Supermundane - Orgasm Addict Reframed

Rob was one of 120 designers to rework the original Buzzcocks Orgasm Addict record sleeve for a tribute exhibition curated by DR.ME for Design Manchester. All the covers use the iconic blue and yellow of Malcolm Garrett's original design. You can see all 120 sleeves in the window of Fred Aldous in Manchester. For more info, click here.

James Brown - A World of Cities

Bring cities around the world to life with this beautiful anthology from James Brown.

Climb Paris's Eiffel Tower, explore Cairo's ancient pyramids, wander the busy streets of New Delhi and see the lights of Shanghai in this whirlwind tour of the world's most beautiful cities. Print-maker James Brown, the talent behind international bestseller A World of Information, has rendered each city in bold, bright colours, with fascinating facts about the history and culture incorporated into the contemporary designs. London, New York and Tokyo have never looked so stylish – or so alive.

Published by Walker Books on 2nd November.

Supermundane - Pastaio Mural

Rob designed a mural based on pasta: Ravioli, Rigatoni and Spaghetti, for Pastaio. Pastaio is a new restaurant by Stevie Parle and Tom Dixon which opens early November.

Dean Chalkley - Reverberation Event

Leslie Cavendish was The Beatles hairdresser who defined an era. From humble beginnings he charged head first into the whirlwind of the swinging sixties. Working with the worlds most influential band, The Beatles, he helped transform their early 1960’s mop top locks into summer of love iconic psychedelic styles.

Leslie will be discussing his recollections and personal stories from the heady times of hanging out with The Beatles, Keith Moon, Vidal Sassoon and others. This conversation and Q&A will take place in the basement of The Book Club with Claudia Elliott, writer for Uncut, NME, Classic Rock. 
Leslie’s exciting and moving accounts of those times are contained in his new book ‘The Cutting Edge’, available to buy on the night and Leslie is happy to sign and dedicate purchased copies.

Rosaline Shahnavaz - 9 Pioneering Designers, The September Issues

The September Issues is a biannual fashion and beauty magazine that embodies the "Power of the Femme" in a unique and expansive way. It is the first magazine, which only features female photographers, stylists and contributors. The main emphasis of the magazine is that it actually supports women and women's organisations by donating a portion of advertising and sales revenue. 

 

Issue 0, The Power of The Femme, is available to buy here.