If you’ve been keen as mustard and pre-ordered your issue of Printed Pages AW16, then why not have a read of this week’s Best of the Web while you wait for your copy to arrive. We’ve got Nick Knight talking about photographing Erin O’Connor, a typeface made out of Donald Trump’s handwriting and a woman in Australia claims she’s unmasked Banksy, it’s chock full of goodness. We’ve also got a bumper edition of who to follow on social media, you lucky things!
At DKUK in Peckham customers have their hair cut in front of art instead of mirrors. Now it’s looking to expand and has launched a crowdfunding page to raise money, allowing it to increase its capacity for larger scale artworks. (Jenny)
An amazing look into production designer Happy Massee’s new book, from working with Wes Anderson to The White Stripes. (Lucy)
Pentagram has launched an online shop to sell prints from Marina Willer’s LDF show Overlooked, which depict brass rubbings of man hole covers. (Jenny)
Nick Knight talks to The Guardian about his “best” photo, which is of Erin O’Connor wearing a false nose and wielding a sledgehammer – sounds pretty great to us. (Beccy)
Dynamic projection mapping onto deforming non-rigid surface. Amazing what kids are doing these days with projections. (Connor)
Typesetting is a project by Leeds-based store Colours May Vary, where everyone can submit their own imagery of found typography found around the city. (Jenny)
Someone has taken the time to turn Donald Trump’s handwriting into a free typeface called Tiny Hand (Owen)
Ever wondered how the humble pencil is made? Here is a comprehensive run down of all the steps that go into to creating your HB. (Beccy)
Charlie Brooker’s dystopian drama Black Mirror is back for a new series and he talks to Dazed about what we can expect and why he doesn’t look at the news. (Lucy)
The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto (MART) and New York’s Center for Italian Modern Art (CIMA) are planning to reprint The Bolted Book – Depero Futurista, widely considered the first modern artist’s book. Designers & Books has started a Kickstarter. (Bryony)
A woman in Melbourne claims she’s unmasked Banksy – and it is Art Attack presenter Neil Buchanan. Dun, dun, duunnnnnn. (Jenny)
Who to follow
This week we bring you some of the fantastic collaborators and contributors of Printed Pages AW16. Expect some more next week too.
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- Paul Sahre chats to us about his new book Two Dimensional Man: A Graphic Memoir
- How can we connect young, diverse talent with the agencies who crave it?
- Ricky Leung’s illustrations capture the quiet moments of everyday life
- Photographer Chris Maggio palpably documents America’s current “emotional climate"
- Seoul-based Shrimp Chung’s dynamic designs are bright and full of impact
- Choreographer and director Holly Blakey on making work for everyone
- Peter Funch has photographed the same people on the same street for nine years
- North reveals full Science Museum rebrand, and reacts to online criticism
- GraphicDesign& outline three projects that successfully support and impact mental wellbeing
- Dove apologises and removes advert showing a black woman becoming a white woman
- Apple announces launch of gender neutral emojis
- “It needed to be functional, a workhorse”: Arket’s in-house team on its brand identity