04 March 2010

D&AD launch annual for public

D&AD is launching the ‘high-street’ version of its annual, which is for the first time available to the general public, rather than just to lucky D&AD members. The new annual,

Enter the 2010 James Dyson Award

Got a bright idea for a revolutionary bagless vacuum cleaner, hand-dryer or bladeless fan? Well tough, because James Dyson’s already beaten you to it. But if you think you’ve found

Alpine legacy

Dramatic mountains, bouncing orphan Heidi, healthy cows and holey cheese are all powerful emblems of Switzerland. But why are these images as popular now as they were 100 years ago?

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Light bulb moments

As lighting technology develops, large-scale, functional schemes across architecture and the outdoors become more efficient and long-lasting, but what about the design of the humble lamp? Anna Richardson talks to

Dan Fern

Unfurling fronds

For more than a decade, Dan Fern has been a driving force in communication design at the Royal College of Art. Adrian Shaughnessy speaks to a selection of his former

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Profile: St George’s Crypt

It’s difficult for a small charity to stand out among the bland corporate identities that dominate the sector, but St George’s Crypt has made a real impact with its latest

Voxpop

Brian Eno and Harrison & Co teamed up to create this year’s Brighton Festival identity. Which musicians do you think would bring the strongest creative direction to branding projects, and

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First look at London Design Festival 2018

This year’s week-long celebration of design will see installations by Kellenberger-White, Studio Frith and Waugh Thistleton Architects, plus a refined, “playful” visual identity by Pentagram’s Domenic Lippa.