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Fri, 15 Aug 2014

A round-up of this week’s news in brief.

Design Week's copy of Elsie, with postcard goodies

Elsie #2

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The second edition of Les Jones’s personalised magazine is released.

Das Irrlicht

Hans Hillmann’s film posters Video

Fri, 8 Aug 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

London’s Kemistry Gallery presents the first UK show dedicated to ‘the Saul Bass of Germany’.


University of Ulster seeks digital and print designers

Wed, 6 Aug 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The university says it is looking to roster consultancies ‘of varying size and specialism’ to the creative design framework.


M&C Saatchi TfL campaign shows London's unexpected destinations Video

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 | By Emily Gosling

M&C Saatchi has created a series of posters for Transport for London, looking to encourage Londoners to explore new areas and experiences in the capital.


Royal Mail postmark celebrates Abram Games

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Royal Mail is issuing a postmark dedicated to designer Abram Games, launching to mark the centenary of his birth.

Beyond the Surface cover

NoBrow goes Beyond the Surface

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 | By Emily Gosling

NoBrow has published another beautiful addition to its series of Leporello books, this time taking on the lofty topic of  ‘the highest mountains and deepest caves of our planet’.


Spin cycle

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Uniform has created a print annual for online quarterly cycling title Spin Cycle.


Praline creates Digital Revolution catalogue for the Barbican

Tue, 8 Jul 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Praline has designed the catalogue for the Barbican’s new Digital Revolution exhibition, creating five different covers using key images from the show.

Ark Book Cover

New RCA book shows 'a vivid overview of changing attitudes and approaches to art and design in Britain in an age of considerable flux’

Fri, 27 Jun 2014 | By Emily Gosling

This year’s RCA students are following in the revered footsteps of their forebears, launching a new publication of the ARK magazine that ran from 1950 to 1978.

Eliza Southwood, Race

Get tropical at The London Illustration Fair’s Summer Festival.

Wed, 25 Jun 2014 | By Emily Gosling

A ‘tropicana-themed paradise’ is promised next weekend, thanks to the inaugural installment of The London Illustration Fair’s Summer Festival.

Red Cranes Cranes and City II. Linocut 2013. Commissioned by Pinsent Masons.

Through the Wormhole

Thu, 12 Jun 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Furniture company Wormhole Design has teamed up with printmaker Paul Catherall for a lovely new London exhibition.

Becoming a Friend of John Constable

A new look for the Royal Academy's membership scheme

Wed, 11 Jun 2014 | By Emily Gosling

RA Friends now has a more unified look across its materials, says designer Constanza Gaggero.

T-Shirt mockup in red

East London Comics & Arts Festival returns Video

Mon, 2 Jun 2014 | By Emily Gosling

June sees the return of the East London Comics & Arts Festival, organised by publishing platform Nobrow.

Nevalyashka Dolls, produced from 1958

Designs for Work and Play Behind the Iron Curtain

Wed, 28 May 2014 | By Emily Gosling

A fascinating new show examines designs for domesticity, work and play in the Soviet Union.

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