Did The Fourth Room’s acquisition by US Interactive come just in the nick of time for the consultancy? The group appears to have been unable to afford the cost of a second class stamp for its mailer announcing the takeover. The card eventually reached Design Week’s doormat complete with a deficient postage warning.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
A new fundraising book features contributions from Manchester creatives including Peter Saville and Malcolm Garrett, which have been inspired by Tony Walsh’s poem This is the Place.
As Design Manchester celebrates its fifth birthday, we pick out our top exhibitions to catch at the festival, including a tribute to the book covers of Mancunian literary legend Anthony
Atlas has created the branding for the new fashion label, which will also be contributed to by other industrial and product designers.