We spend a lot of time in design proving the value of our creative output to the client. It’s the stuff of design effectiveness awards. This is to the good.
Much respected as a ‘photographer’s photographer’, Duane Michals mocks the art photography establishment in his new book. Is he just a joker in his twilight years, or does he have
Fitch’s global creative chief Tim Greenhalgh conforms to none of the usual designer stereotypes. As Trish Lorenz discovers, he is gregarious and unpretentious – and he loves public speaking and
Visa is to help its partner banks improve the design of their credit cards with the launch of a design toolkit created by Loewy. The transactional payments giant commissioned branding
The Ceramics Galleries at the Victoria & Albert Museum are being refurbished to celebrate their centenary in 2009, with identity, graphics and wayfinding by Cartlidge Levene.
Public and commercial awareness of lighting design is growing, but the sector can also take a lead on energy consumption
Despite some criticisms about the exterior treatment, the refurbishment of the Royal Festival Hall is sparking renewed interest in the 1950s – a decade that many designers are now turning
Interbrand has been rated the most recognised and trusted of the UK’s design group brands, according to the latest Superbrands rankings. The consultancy is placed 235th, ahead of Omnicom stablemate
Finding your way around hospitals can be notoriously tricky. Pamela Buxton weighs up the merits of some mooted solutions – such as colour-coding and personalised navigation systems – and argues
A show dedicated to the great Finnish Modernist Alvar Aalto, ‘through the eyes of Shigeru Ban’, might suggest the use of designers and architects as flavours, like so much cinnamon
Royalty or equity deals are good ways to benefit from a client’s success, but first you must do your homework and get advice from professionals
‘Graphics has hit a watershed, not knowing which way to go from here. With all stylistic trends plundered, is there anywhere to go but backwards?’ So asked Mike Dempsey while