Cult of the Ugly focused on visual rebellion in the design world, as designers increasingly go against traditional design rules, creating work that is garish, off-grid and seemingly random.
Covering topics such as the fetishisation of the amateur, the internet age aesthetic, and why some designers are choosing to rebel against the ubiqitious ‘good’ design that surrounds us.
On the panel:
— Simon Whybray, designer
— Barnie Page & Charlie Hood, Baz & Chaz curators
— Claude d’Avoine, graphic designer at Dazed & Confused
— James Hines, designer