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Design Week’s sister title has undergone a radical redesign by art director Paul Pensom, with Paul Barnes acting as a consultant on the typography. Editor Patrick Burgoyne explains the rationale on the CR blog and courts opinion on the new-look magazine.

Michael Johnson of Johnson Banks appraises the merits of the Pecha Kucha format as he revisits last week’s events at the Chapter arts centre in Cardiff. Star of the show, in Johnson’s estimation, was Gerry Whelan, who highlighted ’Danish stuff he liked’.

Last week the Design Council’s latest review of industry statistics was published in Industry Insights, a publication sent out to DW readers. To coincide, the council staged a debate on key issues that can be viewed on its first webcast.

Worth keeping an eye on, Doors of Perception is a long-standing organisation involving John Thackara and others that explores technological and social issues. The latest posting on its Weblog contains an unfavourable review of an app by Dutch group Layar.

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