Kia Motors Corporation has appointed Peter Schreyer, designer of the New Beetle and Audi TT, to the newly created position of chief design officer.
An exhibition of graphics by 16 designers, designed by Landini Associates, opens this week in Sydney, Australia. The Australian design group has just put the finishing touches to the showcase
Early Penguin paperbacks were created as cheap, throwaway items, but Hugh Pearman marvels at the lasting power of their now legendary design When my pre-university son arrived home the other
Reading through a recent edition of Design Week (DW 20 July) I came across the section headed News in Pictures and noticed the ‘families’ identity created by Rose Design for
A 1.5m portrait of Margaret Thatcher, constructed from silk chiffon and rusted iron, has been created by freelance designer Benjamin Shine. He presented the work to the former Prime Minister
Fashion designer and cycling fan Sir Paul Smith has teamed up with Derby bicycle maker Mercian to create a ‘personalised’ range of cycles based on the company’s Mercian Track and
HM Treasury will publish a series of leaflets later this year explaining how to claim R&D tax credits, using case studies from design consultancies including Creactive Design and Harrison Fisher.
Sunderland City Council has begun construction of a £20m state-of-the-art 50m swimming pool designed by local consultancy Red Box Design Group, working with Arup.
Arthur Steen Horne Adamson has overhauled the brand identity for clothing retailer Mackays, uniting its eight sub-brands under a single umbrella brand, M&Co. The M&Co marque was previously used for
After years of being shunned by designers, one of the oldest scripts in the history of typography has made a comeback, initially appealing to youth DIY culture. Simon Loxley looks
Dott 07, the first of a ten-year series of regional design events, has appointed Different and NE6 to handle its creative communications work. Different has been signed up as the
As the holiday season kicks in and books slide up our summer shopping lists, how much credit do you give book cover design for your choice of beach reading? It’s